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1986.733 (RS24901)

Description

It has a rounded tapering handle in a "Repousse" daisy pattern on a pointed shouldered blade.

Details

Maker
S. Kirk & Son Inc. (Maker)
Date
1920-1950
Inscriptions
Impressed into the blade base is: S. Kirk & Son Inc./STERLING
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
silver (metal)
sterling silver
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Maryland (United States)
Descriptive terms
Floral
floral patterns
Iron
iron (metal)
KNIFE, PAPER
letter openers
Repousse
repoussé
silver (metal)
Sterling Silver
sterling silver
Dimensions
5.875 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.733
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51087

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Repousse

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