knife, dinner; cutlery, set, part of

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Description
Knife, with matching fork (see 1986.0531.137). Straight steel blade with rounded tip and pewter bolster inserted into a tapered black hard rubber handle with rounded sides and butt. Scratched overall, minor discoloration on metal.
Blade is etched: “J. RUSSELL & Co/GREEN RIVER WORKS”
Maker is John Russell & Company, Turner Falls, Massachusetts, 1834-present.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
after 1856
place made
United States: Massachusetts
Physical Description
metal, steel (overall material)
rubber (handle material)
metal, pewter (bolster material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 10 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 1.27 cm x 25.7175 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.136
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.531.136
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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