Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-17075

Description

Steel blade w/ bulbous end attached to dyed-green bone handle; shape of blade is flat and spatula shape; handle is divided into two halves; halves are attached by three rivets tosteel; handle has a rounded end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

knives
bone (material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
steel (alloy)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
Steel
Bone
Horn
KNIFE

Inscription

Inscribed on blade: ""Ellin""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.1203G