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Paper Knife

Description

Letter opener with inlaid marquetry design of dancing woman in traditional dress.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1899
Inscriptions
"sorrento" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
ebony (wood)
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Object type
Written Communication T&E; Writing Accessories
Descriptive terms
Classical Figure
Ebony
ebony (wood)
letter openers
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Opener, Letter
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
0.125 x 1.125 x 8.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.1240
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72745

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