God Is Love
Front: Lightly incised/scratched into surface and then rubbed with ink, in an ornate script: “God Is Love” beneath which are colored sprigs of flowers surrounding a crown with a cross through it.
Rear: Lightly incised/scratched into surface and then rubbed with ink: “Love’s / Forgetmenot / Nellie” surrounded by an angel at top and bottom and colored forget me not flowers entwined among the lettering.
Spine: Three raised bands.
Fore Edge: Coved fore, top and bottom edges.
Scrimshaw technique of lightly scratching in the design and rubbing it with ink.
- Dateca. 1890
- MediumAlabaster, white
- Dimensions (inches)4 x 3 9/16 x 7/8