Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Object Number: 
1943.9
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Ivory, pigment
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 17.8 x 9.5 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Whale's tooth with full length image of a man standing in the 17th costume holding a cane inscribed and rubbed with black ink on obverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group