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Art in History Scrimshaw Project - The Brooklyn
  • SKU: AIH-EDU115-AH

Art in History Scrimshaw Project - The Brooklyn


Art in History Scrimshaw Project - The Brooklyn

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 Mission Carmel or San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo the second of the California Missions. ‚ Founded in 1770. ‚  The mission was originally at the presidio in Monterey. ‚ It was relocated in 1771 to the Carmel Valley at the village of Ekheya.‚ 

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