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1970.830 (RS115619)

Description

Silvered steel blade, fluted and tapering to point. Marked “AST STEEL” on blade with a ring guard at join to handle. Carved mother of pearl handle with stylized terminus; scrolled leaf decoration on silver neck ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
carving (processes)
mother of pearl
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Multiple Use T&E for Materials
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Knife
knives
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
Silver
silver (metal)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
11.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.830
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64159

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