Switchblade

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1860

GUSN

GUSN-13629

Description

Brass handle; fish shape(?) w/ bars of brass etched w/ meander, alternating w/ bands of bone/ebony (?); steel; curved blade w/ brass hardware.

Details

Descriptive Terms

switchblade knives
accessories
brass (alloy)
Brass
Steel
Etched
Fancy Dress
Meander
KNIFE

Inscription

Engraved on blade: ""asio/ 860""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7201