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Knife And Sheath (Japan), 20th century

This is a Knife and sheath. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is plastic, stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by David McFadden. It is credited Gift of David McFadden.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (knife): 17.5 x 1.7 x 0.8 cm (6 7/8 x 11/16 x 5/16 in.) H x W x D (sheath): 8 x 1.8 x 0.8 cm (3 1/8 x 11/16 x 5/16 in.)

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Knife And Sheath (Japan), 20th century; plastic, stainless steel; H x W x D (knife): 17.5 x 1.7 x 0.8 cm (6 7/8 x 11/16 x 5/16 in.) H x W x D (sheath): 8 x 1.8 x 0.8 cm (3 1/8 x 11/16 x 5/16 in.); Gift of David McFadden; 1988-50-6

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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