Letter Opener

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-296686

Description

Asymmetrical steel blade with a twisted brass collar and a turned wood and ivory handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
ivory (tooth component)
brass (alloy)
Knife

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 1/4 x 1 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1209

Places

United States