Scrimshaw Necklace

  • Mary Ann Scherr, Scrimshaw Necklace, 1975, sterling silver, ivory, and 14k gold, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist and museum purchase made possible by the friends of docent Alice Nelson in her memory, 1984.42

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“My work is highly influenced by historical roots . . . My work reflects everything. It isn’t just this moment, and it isn’t only historically related.” Artist quoted in Handmade in America: Conversations with Fourteen Craftmasters, 1983

Title
Scrimshaw Necklace
Artist
Date
1975
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 7 1/8 x 4 in. (21.7 x 18.2 x 10.3 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist and museum purchase made possible by the friends of docent Alice Nelson in her memory

Mediums
Mediums Description
sterling silver, ivory, and 14k gold
Classifications
Object Number
1984.42
Palette
Linked Open Data
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