Object Detail


Maker and Role
Unknown Maker
Date
Mid 19th Century
Object Type
Media
Steel, wood
Dimensions
20 1/4 x 4" (51.4 x 10.2cm)
Description
Lammot du Pont (1831-1884) used this knife for cutting willow branches. Willow was grown to make charcoal - an ingredient in gunpowder. He kept this knife in his home on his bedroom bureau.
Collection
DuPont Museum Collection
Object No
84.5.46
Currently on Display
No
Maker Details

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