Connoisseur Goat Hair Mop Brushes feature soft, sturdy, goat hair which is utilized to the watercolorist’s advantage when attached to the unique Connoisseur clear acrylic handle with scraper edge. Ferrules are nickel plated. Each brush holds large amounts of water, which makes them ideal for laying broad washes and working wet in wet. Round #4- White bristles measure approximately 1.25" long. Short handle with angled scraper end allows for easily applying scraping techniques to your painting.