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Scrimshaw

Object Number: 
1943.78
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 6.7 x 14.9 x 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: in all capitals: "WASHINGTON/AT VALLEY FORGE"
Description: 
Whale's tooth inscised with winter scene of soldiers within a cartouche with inscription at bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group