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Paper knife

1986.1192 (RS193152)

Description

Japanned paper knife. Oblong shape with rounded edges. Painted scene of two pagodas and two men with leafy trees in gold on a black ground. Reverse is undecorated black. Proabably japanned over papier mache core.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1890
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
japanning
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
japanning
Knife, Paper
Lacquered
letter openers
Dimensions
1 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1192
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
66892

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