Scrimshaw tusk w/wooden peg: cribbage board
Wood, pigment, walrus tusk
Overall: 2 1/4 x 25 x 2 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 63.5 x 7 cm )
Walrus tusk ivory pierced to make cribbage board and inscribed and blackened with images of a figure in a kayak, foliage, seals on iceberg-all on obverse drying fish on racks on side, seals lounging on icebergs on reverse.
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.