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Letter Opener

Description

Black patinated steel letter opener with rounded point and tapered blade. Brass inlay of a nightingale in pine branches, woman and child below.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
bronze (metal)
copper (metal)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bronze
bronze (metal)
Copper
copper (metal)
Knife, Paper
letter openers
Dimensions
9 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.409
Credit Line
Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62524

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