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Title: Scrimshaw tooth, figure of a woman

Accession Number: 1939.1787
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TEETH
Type: tooth
Maker:
Place:
Date: 1827
Materials: ivory
Description: Whale tooth, etched on one side standing woman wearing red striped dress with 2 large bows, pin dot outlines visible, in frame at bottom etched "1827". Etched in back in frame "SALEM".

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