KNIFE & SHEATH

Collection Type

  • Personal gear

Date

1860

GUSN

GUSN-13628

Description

A=Knife; B=Sheath - 7" very jagged steel blade; ebony handle studded w/ beads painted red (to imitate coral); ivory ball at tip; brass sheath; embossed w/ scrolling floral trail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

knives
sheaths (cases)
accessories
embossing
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
steel (alloy)
painting (coating)
ebony (wood)
floral patterns
Turkish
fancy dress
Steel
Brass
Ebony
Vegetable Ivory
Embossed
Painted
Carved
Floral Trail
Fancy Dress
Turkish
KNIFE & SHEATH

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.7200A-B

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7200AB

Date

1860 (Possibly)