knife, dinner; cutlery, set, part of

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Dinner knife, with matching fork (see 1986.0531.080). Upturned stainless steel blade with rounded tip. “Yankee” style bolster and blade are one piece of steel with tang, inserted into a yellow plastic handle with straight sides, chamfered edges, and rounded butt. Handle has slight discoloration at butt.
Blade is engraved near bolster: “BOKER/USA/STAINLESS”
Maker is Boker, USA, active 1899-present in Newark and Maplewood, New Jersey.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1930
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
United States: New Jersey, Maplewood
Physical Description
metal, stainless steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
overall: 1/2 in x 9 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 23.495 cm x 1.905 cm
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accession number
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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