Butter knives

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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
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
overall; each: 5 3/4 in x 3/4 in x 5/16 in; 14.605 cm x 1.905 cm x .79375 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1669
catalog number
2006.0098.1669
accession number
2006.0098
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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