Title: Carved whalebone basket |
Accession Number: 1939.1937
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS
Materials: bone; wood; tortoiseshell?
Description: Oval whalebone lattice-work basket with a curved, carved, flat, whalebone handle. Carved wooden bottom with large inlaid diamond of tortoise shell in the center; inlaid decoration around the diamond; ends of the lattice-work notched.
Mystic Seaport Image ID m113985-01 Information regarding reproductions
Mystic Seaport Image ID m113985 Information regarding reproductions