Letter opener

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-17852

Description

Ivory letter opener w/ painted decoration of rose on handle and 3 green letters on body, either "DDC" or "DDT". Body slipped into handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
ivory (tooth component)
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Vegetable Ivory
Rose
KNIFE, PAPER

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

8.5 x 0.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1992