Hake brush

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Hake Brushes

Description

A wide, flat brush with soft white bristles. Hake brushes are typically made with sheep hair set in a wooden handle. They are used for dusting.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Oriental brush

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • F. Kidd, Brushmaking Materials, Bristish Brush Manufacturers, London, 1957
  • Zora Sweet Pinney, 'A Handle on the Terms used for Artists' Brushes', unpublished glossary, 1999

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