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Title: Whalebone corset busk

Accession Number: 1959.1134
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - BUSKS
Type: busk
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Materials: whalebone
Description: Whalebone corset busk, rounded ends. Engraved and colored on one side, symmetrical harbor scene, village and trees at both ends, entrance to harbor; at both sides of harbor entrance a house flying US flag (flags flying in opposite directions) and vessels (mostly schooners, all starboard view.) Trees colored green, water blue, some flags red.

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