Paper Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-5606

Description

Letter opener in the shape of a bird's feather; grip in the shape of a bird's leg and foot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
brass (alloy)
feather (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
feather (material)
Brass
Bird
Feather
KNIFE, PAPER

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.888