Paper knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-66892

Description

Japanned paper knife. Oblong shape with rounded edges. Painted scene of two pagodas and two men with leafy trees in gold on a black ground. Reverse is undecorated black. Proabably japanned over papier mache core.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
japanning
Lacquered
Knife, Paper

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

1 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1192