Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Overall: 2 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 13.3 x 3.8 cm )
Engraved and polychrome (blue and red) scrimshaw whale's tooth, engraving of a profile of a frigate flying two flags one being American.
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
engraved: "U.S. Steam Frigate, WABACH"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.