Pocket knife

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-25999

Description

Steel blade w/ sharpened edge is rectangular at handle and upper edge bows to form a point. Knife closes into a conforming bone handle w/ brass fittings. On one side handle is decorated w/ fleur de lis and mother of pearl.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pocket knives
accessories
brass (alloy)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
mother of pearl
steel (alloy)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
Steel
Horn
Brass
Mother-of-Pearl
KNIFE, POCKET

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

9.75 x 0.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Phoebe McKernan

Accession Number

1980.446