Title: Carved whalebone whimsy |
Accession Number: 2001.128.1
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS
Date: circa 1921
Description: Whalebone necklace; made of interlocking carved whalebone; rusted metal wire fastened around one end; possibly "tramp art". Collection of the actor Raymond McKee who starred in the 1922 silent film "Down to the Sea in Ships", which also featured the whaling vessel CHARLES W. MORGAN.
Mystic Seaport Image ID m326531 Information regarding reproductions