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Paper Knife

1971.888 (RS117859)

Description

Letter opener in the shape of a bird's feather; grip in the shape of a bird's leg and foot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
feather (material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Brass
brass (alloy)
Feather
feather (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
KNIFE, PAPER
letter openers
Dimensions
1 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.888
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5606

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