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knife, folding

knife, folding

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Object Name
knife, folding
Object Type
date made
c. 1900-1925
place made
Germany: North Rhine-Westphalia, Solingen
Physical Description
steel (blades, spring material)
plastic (scales material)
brass (linings, pins material)
overall, stored closed: 5/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 11/16 in;.79375 cm x 4.445 cm x 1.74625 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Wiebusch Gift
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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