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Description
Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip is inserted into pewter bolster fitted onto brown-black tapered hard rubber handle with rounded sides and butt. Scratched overall. Rust on blade.
Blade is stamped: “J. RUSSELL & CO./GREEN RIVER WORKS”
Maker is John Russell & Company, Turner Falls, Massachusetts, 1834-present.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife, dinner
Object Type
cutlery
date made
ca 1870
place made
United States: Massachusetts
Physical Description
metal, steel (overall material)
rubber (handle material)
pewter (bolster material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 10 1/8 in x 7/8 in;.9525 cm x 25.7175 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1986.0635.05
accession number
1986.0635
catalog number
1986.0635.05
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard R. Levine
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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