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Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Title
Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
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
Object Number 
1943.9
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group