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Title: Ivory jagging wheel

Accession Number: 1941.440.1
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - PIE WHEELS
Type: jagging wheel
Maker:
Place: USA, MA, New Bedford
Date:
Materials: ivory
Description: Ivory jagging wheel; 3-tined fork and wheel at one end; at other end is arm bent at the elbow grasping a snake just below its head. Snake has 4 metal teeth, brass forked tongue, and red inset eyes, tail wrapped around the bent arm. From New Bedford.

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