THE MARINERS’ MUSEUM AND PARK www.marinersmuseum.org
The Mariners’ Museum and Park is showcasing
Sailor Made, which opened in February and comprises over 60 works made by sailors and artisans at sea as a form of documentation of historic events and to commemorate the skill of the maker.whales carved from ivory or tusk known as scrimshaw will be on view as well as a watch stand made by a Nantucket whaler known as Charles Toby.the intricate carvings represent his love of family and desire to return safely to them. Household items, scrimshaw, knot work and numerous other pieces of art will be available to visitors as a glimpse into a seaman’s life.
Sailor Made is now on view at the Mariners’ Museum and Park.