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Nantucket Purse with Handcarved Ornament

Nantucket Purse with Handcarved Ornament

These purses are classic designs with cane-on-cane weave and bone knobs and latches.

Lids are woven around solid ash ornamented with scrimshaw, a nautical folk art dating back to the mid-nineteenth century. Artisans etch the image on bone with a sharp tool and then carefully ink it over. All our scrimshaw artwork is done by hand, and no two ornaments are exactly alike.

9 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4" h.

Code Name Price  
92-23412 Nantucket Purse w/Tallship Scrimshaw - Cane on Cane

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