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Title: Tooth decorated with man, woman, church.

Accession Number: 1941.408
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TEETH
Type: tooth
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Date: Circa 1847
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Description: Tooth carved with figure of man and woman leaving church. On other side is an urn with flowers. Tooth brought home by Capt. Francis A. Butts of New Bedford who sailed on bark BRAMIN, 1847. Probably not sailor-made.

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