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Museum catalogue: Scrimshaw Collection

 

Scrimshaw

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Accession no.: Y: 62/15/13
Object name: Scrimshaw
Title: Scrimshaw
Description: Tooth 135 mm, polychrome: red and blue. Strongly curved tooth, with naive images of small sailing vessels with unusually shaped hulls, bows and dark sails. (Pair to 62/15/14).
Classified name:
[Unknown system] 730.235 & 639.245.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

13A.: A small schooner and a gaff-rigged sloop. The rudimentary flags suggest they are intended to be American.

13B.: A small schooner and a brig.

Dimensions:
  • Height: 135mm
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