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Letter Opener

Description

Asymmetrical steel blade with a twisted brass collar and a turned wood and ivory handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Material
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
Knife
letter openers
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 1 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1209
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
296686

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