whale ivory

c. 1862

Tooth of sperm whale, scrimshaw. Examined by Desmond Liddy, Australian scrimshaw expert June 6, 1991. He identifies it as a killer whale tooth. Quite a bit was cut off of the root end with a saw....

Necklaces, of whale's teeth. Teeth - whittled

"Strung on heavy cord." (gray notebook)

"Samoa probably or Tonga - Kenneth Emory, 1963." (gray notebook)

"The most valuable of...

MERE MERE, Whalebone "Patu" "Maori". (Don Marshall)

"Whalebone cut to form weapon. Notched on blade side. Carving has human form and abalone inlay for eyes. Also inlay in handle. Handle...

1908

Wedding dress and accessories. Material: satin. Date: 1908. Description: veil, orange blossoms, hose, shoes, corset, silk slip; worn by donor's mother whose husband is a cousin of Oakland...

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