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[one of four] Knives

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Small sablé case with cover, boys with dogs, containing 4 knives in tortoise-shell hinged sheaths.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall (Open): 10 x 1 cm (3 15/16 x 3/8 in.) Overall (Closed): 6 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2284c

Medium or Technique

Tortoise shell, Sablé beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Utensils