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Switchblade

Description

Brass handle; fish shape(?) w/ bars of brass etched w/ meander, alternating w/ bands of bone/ebony (?); steel; curved blade w/ brass hardware.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860
Inscriptions
Engraved on blade: ""asio/ 860""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Etched
Fancy Dress
KNIFE
Meander
Steel
switchblade knives
Accession Number
1969.7201
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13629

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