Connoisseur - Synthetic Mongoose - Long Handle Brush - Fan - 6 - Connoisseur Synthetic Mongoose Fan Brush Syn-Mong has a texture of natural hair; albeit stiffer than sable and softer than hog bristle. Syn-Mong has variegated shades of ivory, gold and brown. Because it is synthetic, Syn-Mong Connoisseur Synthetic Mongoose is more durable than natural hair and is less prone to damage from solvents, insects or paint. Connoisseur Synthetic Mongoose is suitable for oil and excellent for pushing heavier bodied acrylics. Connoisseur fine artist brushes are hand crafted. Only the best natural hair or synthetic fibers are utilized in the manufacture of this premium line of brushes. This is a Long Handle Size 6 Fan Synthetic Mongoose Hair brush.