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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
metal, wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 11/16 × 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (14.4 × 3.8 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
oyster knives
Place used:
Maryland, United States, Chesapeake Bay, North and Central America
Date:
20th century
Description:
A wood handled oyster knife. The handle of the knife is pear shaped and completely covers the knife’s tang, which inserts into the handle. The blade is flat and dull and terminates in a curved point.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Communities  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.195.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e44cfce6-9c70-4701-9668-dc7114c11998
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.195.1