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Fragment of knife handle

Object Number: 
1921.30b
Date: 
1770-1810
Medium: 
Bone, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 7.9 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Bone and iron knife handle fragment; engraved lines on grips.
Gallery Label: 
This knife handle was found in 1920 during subway excavations at Broad and Front Streets in lower Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group