Table Knife

Table Knife

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Description
Dinner or table knife with blunt blade and solid rounded-end handle, oblong in section, with arched hollow shoulders above the single-groove ("Yankee") bolster; made as a single piece. No monograms. No marks. One of five knives, 1986.0531.204-.208, from a 13-piece flatware set, 1986.0531.204-.216 (knives unmarked; forks and spoons marked).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife
Object Type
cutlery
Other Terms
Knife, Dinner; Cutlery
date made
1900 - 1925
maker
Charles Parker Company
place made
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 9 1/8 in x 7/8 in;.635 cm x 23.1775 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.208
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.208
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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