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Knife and sheath

Object Number: 
1940.989ab
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Metal, leather, wood
Dimensions: 
Part (knife): 4 3/4 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. (12.1 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm) Part (sheath): 6 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/8 in. (15.6 x 4.4 x 0.3 cm)
Description: 
Knife with a curved metal blade and a wooden handle; brown leather sheath with one pointed end and red leather trim.
Gallery Label: 
This knife and sheath were found during an archeological excavation at the site of the present Holland House, 276 Fifth Avenue at 30th Street.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Theodore Beach
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group