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Hatter's Advertising Brush


A good-looking hatter's advertising brush made from beech wood and twin-tone horsehair, arranged like a zebra's maneThe brush bears the proprietors name and address "James Stewart, Hatter, 142, Argyle St, Glasgow", and was probably given away to regular customers. A fine decorative object, yet still also an object of use - it could be used as crumb brush, or for its original purpose, to brush hats .

Origin: UK

Date of manufacture: c.1920

Material: beech wood and horsehair

Length 24cm Width 3cm

Condition: good, with time-worn patina.