Object photography

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On View Nancy and George Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Pie Crimper, 19th century
  • Whale ivory, baleen
  • L: 11 1/4 in (L: 28.6 cm)
  • Gift of Weston Howland, 1952
  • M7688

TECHNIQUE

Carving

DESCRIPTION

This is a pie crimper with an openwork wheel and an openwork handle with a moveable ring at the end. A fork is positioned near the wheel.

Exhibition History

  • Upcoming Exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; 2015 through Present