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Child's Knife

Child's Knife

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Description
Small, blunt-blade knife fitted with a sheet steel guard and stamped banded bolster, and into a faceted wood or horn handle, tapered rectangular in section, with rounded-over end. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife
Object Type
cutlery
date made
1850 - 1900
place made
Germany
France
Physical Description
steel (blade and tang material)
steel, sheet (guard material)
nickel silver (bolster material)
wood or horn (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 5 13/16 in x 1/2 in;.9525 cm x 14.76375 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.096
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.096
subject
Children
Eating
Food Culture
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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