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1977.622 (RS116943)

Description

Shallow, squat conch-type shell of type used for cameos; salmon, pink and white tones throughout; probably collected in Victorian period for use as decoration or doorstop.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1900
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
shell (animal material)
Object type
Animal Artifact
Descriptive terms
Shell
SHELL
shell (animal material)
Dimensions
6.5 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.622
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4320

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