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Clasp Knife

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Object Number:42-30-175
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Basque
Provenience: Spain
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Wood
Shell
Metal
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:122 - Other Number

Description

Single-edged steel blade tapering to point; engraved on both faces in conventionalized floral design with the word: SOI DE FEM SA DE MIDINO NO. Notched at back of blade for holding it in position. Black wooden grip with ends with fine crossline decoration. Shell rivets and tiny metal studs.

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