Letter opener

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1940

GUSN

GUSN-17824

Description

Souvenir letter opener, painted and carved Native American head. Wooden w/ head at handle, scalloped neckline tapers to flat piece.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
souvenirs
Carved
Painted
Souvenir
KNIFE, PAPER

Inscription

Stamped on sides near handle: ""Niagara/ Falls""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

14 x 1.25 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1965

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