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1927.245 (RS246232)

Description

Elaborately carved baleen busk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"When this you see remember me / And keep me in your mind / Let all the world say what they will / Speak of me as you find" (scratched)
"May you be blest with all that heaven can send / Long life peace comfort and a loving friend / Through all your life most happy may you be / And though far distant I will think of thee." (scratched)
Material
baleen
Object type
Clothing; Underwear
Places
Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
baleen
Busk
busks
Garment, Foundation
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1927.245
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
31298

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