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Pocket knife

Description

Steel blade w/ sharpened edge is rectangular at handle and upper edge bows to form a point. Knife closes into a conforming bone handle w/ brass fittings. On one side handle is decorated w/ fleur de lis and mother of pearl.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Material
brass (alloy)
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
mother of pearl
steel (alloy)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Horn
horn (animal material)
KNIFE, POCKET
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
pocket knives
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
9.75 x 0.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.446
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Phoebe McKernan
GUSN
25999

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