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What is this?

Flat rectangular aluminum handle with brushed surface, adonized green. Rectangular blade adonized purple with rounded outer point and bevelled cutting edge. Blade affixed to handle side with three silver rivets.

This is a dinner knife from United States. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1986. Museum purchase from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

anodized aluminum

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 20.5 x 2.4 x 0.5 cm (8 1/16 x 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Engraved in script on the handle: "David Tisdale c. 1986"

This object was made by David Tisdale and designed by David Tisdale

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18621771/ |title=Dinner Knife, "Signature Collection, "Picnic Flatware"", 1986 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 August 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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