Scrimshaw

Scrimshaw
Title
Scrimshaw
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 )
Description 
Whale's tooth inscised with winter scene of soldiers within a cartouche with inscription at bottom.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.78
Marks 
inscribed: in all capitals: "WASHINGTON/AT VALLEY FORGE"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group