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Knife and Sheath

Description

Silver carving knife (a) and wooden sheath (b). Knife looks like a miniature sword with a silver colored metal handle that curves down at the end and has an ess-shaped curling rim where the handle meets the blade. Blade is silver. Sheath is a plain, unadorned, rectange made of wood.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"ATKINS-SILVER" (Marked on blade of knife)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
metal
silver (metal)
silverware
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
carving knives
Knife
metal
silver (metal)
silverware
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 x 1/2 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1508AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
181331

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