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Knife

Object Number: 
1730
Date: 
1750-1790
Medium: 
Steel, bone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 1 x 1/2 in. ( 27.3 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on blade: "CRACH(?)R"
Description: 
Dinner knife with a flat steel blade and a rectangular bone handle with canted edges, painted green.
Gallery Label: 
This knife and two matching forks were used by Robert Rutgers (1731-1796).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Misses Elizabeth Rutgers Baldwin and Margaret Bayard Baldwin, 9/29/31
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group