Carving Knife

Carving Knife

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Description
Carving knife having a straight, drop-tip blade with integral single-groove ("Yankee") bolster and flat, rounded-edge ivory block handle; tang is secured with a single pin near center of handle. Blade marked incuse “LAMSON & GOODNOW MFG. Co / S. FALLS WORKS” in serif letters. Part of carving set with fork, 1986.0531.177-178.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife, carving
Object Type
cutlery
Other Terms
Knife, Carving; Cutlery
date made
1860s - 1880s
maker
Lamson & Goodnow
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Shelburne Falls
Physical Description
steel (blade material)
ivory (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 12 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 32.0675 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.177
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.177
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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