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Jacknife excavated at a Colonial house

Object Number: 
INV.6055.12
Date: 
1740-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 7/8 in. ( 14.9 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Iron jacknife; single-edged blade that pivots on hinge and folds into handle.
Gallery Label: 
This jacknife was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton and others at the Colonial Nagel house.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group