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This and 5 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Set Of Knives (USA), ca. 1880.

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Knife (USA), ca. 1880

This is a knife. It was made by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was purchased from Helen Hersh and fund: General Acquisitions Endowment. It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 19.8 x 2.1 x 0.7 cm (7 13/16 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Knife (USA), ca. 1880; Made by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); silver; L x W x D: 19.8 x 2.1 x 0.7 cm (7 13/16 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1996-81-1

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