Knife Case, 18th century
This is a Knife case. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metallic and its technique is woven silk velvet with raised metallic embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961).
It is credited
Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.
Cite this object as
Knife Case, 18th century; silk, metallic; Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-58-11-c
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.