Letter opener

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-17848

Description

Ivory letter opener w/ white metal handle, ribbed. Ivory piece shaped w/ rounded end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
ivory (tooth component)
white metal
Vegetable Ivory
Unidentified Metal
KNIFE, PAPER

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

6.25 x 0.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1988