Emery paper

Object Number: 
1932.237.m.11
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Emery paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 9 1/16 in. (14.3 x 23 cm)
Description: 
Brown sand back. Brown paper top, ripping along the edges, appears to be half of the original sheet. Printed in black on paper: "08/BAEBER, ADAMSON/MANUFACTURER/SAND PAP/EMERY PAPER/EMERY/GLUE/FLINT PA/No. 2/PROCESS PATE"
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this tabouret was used by Asher B. Durand, an artist and engraver best known for his Hudson River school paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group