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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:American
Title:One of a pair of scrimshaw walrus tusks
Date Made:mid-19th century
Materials:Carved walrus ivory and ink
Place Made:North America; United States
Measurements:Overall: 18 5/8 in x 1 13/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 47.3 cm x 4.6 cm x 2.9 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2021.6.8
Credit Line:Collection of Louis and Hilda Greenbaum (Class of 1958)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Tags:
tusks; animals; walrus; engravings; people

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