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1977

  • Work on this object began.

1978

  • Work on this object ended.

1986

  • We acquired this object.

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Metro Knife, designed 1977–78

This is a Knife. It was designed by Ward Bennett and manufactured by Towle Manufacturing Company, Silversmiths and distributed by Supreme Cutlery. It is dated designed 1977–78 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is steel, stainless. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ward Bennett. It is credited Gift of Ward Bennett.

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 21 x W: 2.1 x D: 0.5

It has the following markings

On blade: "Supreme Cutlery; 18-8 JAPAN"; signature : "Ward Bennett Designs"

Cite this object as

Metro Knife, designed 1977–78; Designed by Ward Bennett (American, 1917–2003); USA; steel, stainless; cm: L: 21 x W: 2.1 x D: 0.5; Gift of Ward Bennett; 1986-53-8

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