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Art in History Scrimshaw Project - Sea Otter
  • SKU: AIH-EDU115-AJ

Art in History Scrimshaw Project - Sea Otter


Art in History Scrimshaw Project - Sea Otter

Learn about Maritime Trade and Exploration. Art In History artifact replica is a sperm whale tooth from the time of great sea-faring activities such as whaling, exploration, and trade. ‚ Known artifacts from this era were made by whalers and/or sailors who were out at sea for extended periods of time. ‚ During sailors idle time, scrimshaw art was done utilizing crude sailing needles and other instruments. These tools were used to scratch, or etch, imagery into a sperm whale tooth.

The motif provided is the Sea Otter. ‚ The Sea Otter is a marine mammal native to the coasts of the northern and eastern North Pacific Ocean. ‚ The Sea Otter possesses the densest coat of fur the in the animal kingdom. ‚ In the earlier years of Maritime trade their fur was in great demand and they were hunted where there was only a small fraction left.

Kit Includes:
  • Replica
  • Sponges
  • Disposable paint pallets
  • Paint
  • Mayflower motif
  • FREE lesson download

Lesson Contains:
  • History of the artifact
  • History of the time period
  • Full color map
  • Designs & motifs
  • Step-by-step decorating instructions

Note:‚ All replicas are for decorative use only.

Color: Blue, Purple, White
Size: 20, 24
Material: 100% Polyester