Paper Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1899

GUSN

GUSN-72745

Description

Letter opener with inlaid marquetry design of dancing woman in traditional dress.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
ebony (wood)
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Opener, Letter
Mahogany
Ebony
Veneered
Classical Figure
Opener, Letter

Inscription

"sorrento" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E; Writing Accessories

Dimensions

0.125 x 1.125 x 8.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.1240