knife, dinner

knife, dinner

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Description
Dinner knife. Steel blade with slightly upturned false edge and rounded tip. Blade and “yankee” style bolster are one piece of steel fitted into a tapered black hard rubber handle with rounded sides and butt. Metal is scratched, has minor rust.
Blade is etched: “RUSSELL/GREEN RIVER WORKS.”; with arrow through the “R”
Maker is John Russell & Company, Turner Falls, Massachusetts, 1834-present.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1900- 1941
place made
United States: Massachusetts
Physical Description
metal, steel (overall material)
rubber (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 9 3/8 in x 3/4 in; .9525 cm x 23.8125 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.221
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.221
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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