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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: 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 14 x 7 x 3.5 cm )
Description 
Whale's tooth engraved with an image of a ship at full sail with an American flag, colored with red pigment, flying from the bow.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.98
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group