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Letter opener

Description

Ivory letter opener w/ painted decoration of rose on handle and 3 green letters on body, either "DDC" or "DDT". Body slipped into handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
ivory (tooth component)
KNIFE, PAPER
letter openers
Rose
rose (genus)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
8.5 x 0.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1992
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17852

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