Butter knives

Description (Brief)
A set of six butter knives, each with a tarnished metal handle and imitation tortoiseshell celluloid blade. The knives are unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
butter knives, set
date made
ca 1925
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (blade material)
metal (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 14.7 cm x 2 cm x .5 cm; 5 13/16 in x 13/16 in x 3/16 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1669
catalog number
2006.0098.1669
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Domestic Furnishings
Food
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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