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1926

  • Work on this object began.

1999

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"Dirigold" Knife, introduced 1926

This is a knife. It was manufactured by Dirilyte Company of America, Inc. and retailed by B. Altman & Co.. It is dated introduced 1926 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is metal alloy. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Harriet Meserole through The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology.

Its dimensions are

cm: H: 0.2 x L: 14.2 x W: 2 (1/16 x 5 9/16 x 3/16 in. )

It has the following markings

On shank, stamped: three clover-like objects in a triangular formation, "A.B.DIRIGOLD/SWEDEN."

Cite this object as

"Dirigold" Knife, introduced 1926; Manufactured by Dirilyte Company of America, Inc. (United States); USA; metal alloy; cm: H: 0.2 x L: 14.2 x W: 2 (1/16 x 5 9/16 x 3/16 in. ); Gift of Mrs. Harriet Meserole through The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology; 1999-11-4

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