Chopping Knife Blade

Chopping Knife Blade

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Description
Small chopping knife or cleaver blade; trapezoidal shape with rounded heel and curved cutting edge rising up to the tang, tapered rectangular in section. Struck incuse on one side “L. F. STÅHLBERG / STÅHLFORS" in serif letters. No handle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chopper
date made
1845 - 1875
place made
Sweden: Södermanland, Eskilstuna
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 8 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in;.635 cm x 21.9075 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
DL.136880.0002
catalog number
136880.0002
accession number
136880
Credit Line
Myrtle Z. Hough
subject
Household Tools and Equipment
Food Processing
Knives
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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