This brush was designed for water gilding glass with loose leaf in reverse for Signage, Art, Decoration and much more. The hair is 100% pure brown squirrel. The hair is wrapped with a copper ferrule and attached to the handle with brass nails. The handle is made from wood and painted black. The handle also has a hanging hole. The overall length is 7". The width of the brush is 1 1/2" and the hair length out is 1 1/4".