Letter Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1899

GUSN

GUSN-68500

Description

Gry, brown; rectangular, pointed blade; ovoid handle

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
brass (alloy)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
Brass
Plated
Silver
Horn
KNIFE, LETTER

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 x 1 x 0.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2011