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Knife

1970.825 (RS115614)

Description

Elongated blade with rounded and shaped end terminating in off-center pointed tip; underside edge is serrated. The front of the blade with machine stamped floral scroll on a stippled ground imitating “brite cut” work. Handle is a modified fiddle-shape with molded edges forming scrolls, terminating in ovoid end with printed tip.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850
Inscriptions
1847 R.D.Al (A or D? or R?)
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
silver (metal)
stamping (forming)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Descriptive terms
Knife, Serving
knives
Silver
silver (metal)
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Dimensions
11.125 x 1.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.825
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64154

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