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ivory point
  • United States
  • ivory point, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ivory, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 10 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 3 7/8 x 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4949

The short length of ivory is slightly curved and tapered at either end. The groove on the rounded surface is slightly off center. The groove does not continue onto the flatter surface. It is brown.