knife, carving; cutlery, set, part of

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Description
Carving knife. Straight steel blade tapered to a rounded point. Blade, bolster, and tang are one piece of steel with dark wooden scales riveted to tang with brass pins to form a block handle with straight sides and blunt butt. Stained and scratched overall, minimal rust. Brass pins are corroded. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1840- 1860
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
metal, steel (overall material)
wood (scales material)
metal, brass (pins material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 12 in x 1 in; 1.27 cm x 30.48 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.235
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.531.235
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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