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Abalone Shell

1971.1623.1-3 (RS118308)

Description

Ovoid shells with a pearlized finish. 1) has pastel tones, 2) has an emerald exterior, 3) has a white calcified exterior and a royal blue and green interior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1933
Location of origin
Caribbean
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
shell (animal material)
Object type
Animal Artifact
Descriptive terms
Shell
SHELL
shell (animal material)
Dimensions
2 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1623.1-3
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12475

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