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Scrimshaw (USA), mid-19th century

This is a Scrimshaw. It is dated mid-19th century. Its medium is whale tooth, india ink. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

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Overall (vertical): 17.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm (6 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

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Scrimshaw (USA), mid-19th century; whale tooth, india ink; Overall (vertical): 17.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm (6 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; a-a-813

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