Dinner Knife

Dinner Knife

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Description
Dinner or table knife having a single-swedge New French blade with integral single-groove ("Yankee") bolster and flat, rounded-end French ivory handle. Blade front etched "WM. A. ROGERS. / SPOTLESS” in serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife
Object Type
cutlery
Other Terms
Knife, Dinner; Cutlery
date made
1920 - 1930
place made
United States: New York, Niagara Falls
Physical Description
steel, stainless (overall material)
plastic (celluloid) (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 7/16 in x 9 in x 13/16 in; 1.11125 cm x 22.86 cm x 2.06375 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.078
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.078
subject
Eating
Knives
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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