- Dinner knife, silver-plated steel. Straight blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster. Flat handle with rounded sides and butt decorated in low relief with art nouveau style whiplash curve and foliate decoration. Heavily scratched and tarnished, plate is worn.
- Engraved on butt in cursive: “Campi’s”
- Stamped on blade: “REED & BARTON”
- “Campi’s Restaurant” is advertised in a January 29, 1900 issue (Volume XVI Issue 12) of The Stanford Daily university newspaper.
- The company applied for and was granted several patents for the design and production of flatware ca 1902-1904, none of which are this design.
- Maker is Reed & Barton, active ca 1840-present in Taunton, Massachusetts.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- knife, dinner
- Object Type
- Other Terms
- Knife, Dinner; Cutlery
- date made
- ca 1900- 1905
- place made
- United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
- Physical Description
- metal, silver (overall material)
- metal, steel (overall material)
- overall: 3/8 in x 9 3/16 in x 3/4 in;.9525 cm x 23.33625 cm x 1.905 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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