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KNIFE & SHEATH

Description

A=Knife; B=Sheath - 7" very jagged steel blade; ebony handle studded w/ beads painted red (to imitate coral); ivory ball at tip; brass sheath; embossed w/ scrolling floral trail.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860
Possibly
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
ebony (wood)
embossing
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
Ebony
ebony (wood)
Embossed
embossing
fancy dress
Fancy Dress
floral patterns
Floral Trail
ivory (tooth component)
KNIFE & SHEATH
knives
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly Turkish
sheaths (cases)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Turkish
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1969.7200AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13628

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