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Title: Carved whalebone basket

Accession Number: 1939.1937
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS
Type: basket
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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