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Letter opener

1998.1965 (RS24289)

Description

Souvenir letter opener, painted and carved Native American head. Wooden w/ head at handle, scalloped neckline tapers to flat piece.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1940
Inscriptions
Stamped on sides near handle: ""Niagara/ Falls""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
KNIFE, PAPER
letter openers
Painted
painting (coating)
Souvenir
souvenirs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 x 1.25 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1965
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17824

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