knife, dinner

knife, dinner

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Description
Dinner knife, with matching dessert knife (see 1986.531.184), silver-plated steel. Straight blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster, cast as one piece of steel with long ovoid-loop handle. Plate is worn, corroded along edges of blade.
Blade is stamped: “LAMSON & GOODNOW MFG CO/PATENTED. FEBY . 25 . 1868”
Unable to locate the referenced patent, further research is needed.
Maker is Lamson & Goodnow Company, a manufacturer and wholesaler active in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 1844-present.
Location
Currently not on view
date patented
1868
maker
Lamson & Goodnow
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Shelburne Falls
Physical Description
metal, silver-plated (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 1.27 cm x 24.765 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.183
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.183
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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