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17596 Paper knife, 'Ciechi' (Blind), wood, maker not recorded, Istituto dei Ciechi di Milano (Milan Institute of the Blind), Milan, Italy, acquired 1887. Click to enlarge.

Wooden paper knife by Milan Institute of the Blind

Made by Milan Institute of the Blind in Milano, Lombardia, Italy, Europe, 1887.

Paper knife, part of a collection, wood, made for instruction and sale by the Milan Institute of the Blind, Milan, Italy, made before 1887. It is shaped as a flat paddle of wood with tapered edges. Handle decorated with open / pierced design incorporating the word “Ciechi”

Summary

Object No.

17596

Object Statement

Paper knife, 'Ciechi' (Blind), wood, maker not recorded, Istituto dei Ciechi di Milano (Milan Institute of the Blind), Milan, Italy, acquired 1887

Physical Description

Paper knife, part of a collection, wood, made for instruction and sale by the Milan Institute of the Blind, Milan, Italy, made before 1887. It is shaped as a flat paddle of wood with tapered edges. Handle decorated with open / pierced design incorporating the word "Ciechi"

Marks

No marks

Production

Notes

The paper knife is part of a collection made for instruction and sale by the Milan Institute of the Blind, Milan, Italy, made before 1887.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1887

Acquisition Date

16 November 1887

Cite this Object

Harvard

Wooden paper knife by Milan Institute of the Blind 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 November 2019, <https://ma.as/6212>

Wikipedia

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