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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
metal, wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 5/16 × 1 1/16 × 7/8 in. (18.6 × 2.7 × 2.2 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 rectangular handle knife has three metal rivets and the tang is visible on the top, bottom and pommel sides of the knife. One side of the blade is very worn and chipped. The blade terminates in a curved point.
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Cooking and dining  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.195.2
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5eff11c05-28c0-4ab6-b832-f5f82da51ac8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.195.2