Saturday, March 22, 2008

Scrimshaw on Ivory Lace Picot Gauge/Ruler

Another neat little lace tool for your collection! Dave made this little ruler out of ancient mammoth ivory with little Rosewood finger grips.

The measuring increments for picots are 1/16 inch by 2 inches. The width is ¼ inch so you can use it has a ¼ inch picot gauge. The back is scrimshawed with an oak leaf and acorn motif. Dave also carved an oak leaf fob out of fossil ivory and Jo has beaded the fob with garnets. This piece has been initialed and dated by Dave.

This lace picot gauge/ruler is currently up for auction on If you would like to view more photos of this item, please click the link below.

Scrimshaw on Ivory Lace Picot Gauge/Ruler on