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Paper knife

1971.1873 (RS118464)

Description

Swelled oval handle culminating in cartouche; full rib blade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1905
Inscriptions
Engraved and struck on handle: ""Ralph May/ June 22, 1905/ STERLING""
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
KNIFE, PAPER
letter openers
scrolling foliage
Silver
silver (metal)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Accession Number
1971.1873
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48681

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