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Pocket Knife

1986.801AB (RS25273)

Description

A light brown leather sheath that is tooled with banding and leaf devices, holds a knife with a cylindrical handle. The leather case has a chain with a hook attached to it. The knife has brass fittings, and a shaped and inscribed steel blade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1950
Inscriptions
Engraved on the blade is: Rauhavarre Puukkarehaas.
Location of origin
Scandanavia
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
brass (alloy)
leather
steel (alloy)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Birch
birch (wood)
Brass
brass (alloy)
KNIFE, POCKET
Leather
leather
pocket knives
Steel
steel (alloy)
Accession Number
1986.801AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51138

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