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Object ID #18804171

This is a knife. It is dated ca. 1720–40 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is brass, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor L. Metzenberg. It is credited The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 18.1 x 1.9 cm (7 1/8 x 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Object ID #18804171; brass, steel; L x W: 18.1 x 1.9 cm (7 1/8 x 3/4 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-279-d

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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