In the event of a government shutdown, American History will remain OPEN through at least Saturday, October 7, by using prior year funds. Visit for updates.



<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Currently not on view
Object Name
Object Type
Other Terms
Knife; Personal Utensils; Cutlery; Folding; Pocket
Physical Description
bone (part: handle material)
steel (part: blade material)
metal (part: handle material)
brass (part: handle material)
knife, stored closed: 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 3/4 in;.9525 cm x 8.5725 cm x 1.905 cm
overall, fork and knife in sheath: 1 5/16 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 3/16 in; 3.33375 cm x 11.43 cm x 3.01625 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Estate of Charles F. Wiebusch
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Note: Comment submission is temporarily unavailable while we make improvements to the site. We apologize for the interruption. If you have a question relating to the museum's collections, please first check our Collections FAQ. If you require a personal response, please use our Contact page.