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Shell Dinner Knife

This is a Dinner knife. It was distributed by Bloomingdale's. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is silver, stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Bloomingdale's. It is credited Gift of Bloomingdale's.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 24.7 x 3 x 1.5 cm (9 3/4 x 1 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On handle, below ferrule: c.1985 CUMMINGS 925

Cite this object as

Shell Dinner Knife; Distributed by Bloomingdale's (United States); USA; silver, stainless steel; L x W x D: 24.7 x 3 x 1.5 cm (9 3/4 x 1 3/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Bloomingdale's; 1986-100-1

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