1961.1026 DD Knife, upper surface
  • 1961.1026 DD Knife, upper surface
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Knife

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Place of Origin:

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1821-1822

  • Materials:

    Mother of Pearl; Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1961.1026 D D


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Object Number

1961.1026 D D

Object Name

Knife

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1821-1822

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Blade, upper surface; Crowned "Y" stamped in a rectangle with rounded corners
2. Mark; Blade, upper surface; Profile bust stamped in a rectangle with rounded corners
3. Mark; Blade, upper surface; Passant gardant lion stamped in a shield with rounded bottom edge
4. Mark; Blade, upper surface; Illegible letter stamped in a rectangle

Materials

Mother of Pearl; Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

4.134 (L) , 0.394 (W) , 0.2116 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

10.5 (L) , 1 (W) , 6 (Weight)

Measurement Notes

Length is with the knife extended.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1977 Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850.
Published: p. 168, fig. 89