Metacarpal Knife


Metacarpal knife with steel blade and ebony handle.

Date Made: 1878 - 1879

Maker: Young

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: Scotland, Edinburgh

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0707.01.03Catalog Number: 1991.0707.01.03Accession Number: 1991.0707

Object Name: Knifesurgical setknifepocket caseOther Terms: Knife; Cutting Tools; Finger Knife

Physical Description: wood, ebony (overall material)metal, steel (overall material)black (overall color)Measurements: average spatial: 1.1 cm x .5 cm x 17.4 cm; 7/16 in x 3/16 in x 6 7/8 inoverall: 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in x 1/2 in; .635 cm x 17.145 cm x 1.27 cm


Record Id: nmah_1091927

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