knife, folding

knife, folding

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Object Name
knife, folding
Object Type
Other Terms
Knife; Personal Utensils; Cutlery; Folding; Pocket
date made
c. 1650-1750
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
steel (blade, end pin, linings, spring material)
tortoise shell (scale overlays material)
silver (scale and backspring overlays, mounts material)
brass (scale pins and washers, overlays beneath tortoise shell material)
wood (scales material)
overall: 3/8 in x 3 7/8 in x 7/8 in;.9525 cm x 9.8425 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Estate of Charles F. Wiebusch
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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