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Side Knife

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Object Number:42-30-101
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:American
Provenience: United States of America
Maker: J. Curley & Brother
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Brass
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:150 - Other Number

Description

Straight, single-edged steel blade rounded to point; back near point slightly concave; both faces bevelled to cutting edge; stamped: "J. Curley and Brother, New York, I x L George Wostenholm, Sheffield, England". Tang inserted, with brass band over insertion, into polished, black wood grip most of which is ornamented with incised cross-hatching.

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