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  • Date ca 1900
  • Place of Origin Oslo, Norway
  • Creator Søren Dammen

This bunad knife, with its motifs and an inlaid silver lion on the shield of Norway, is very expressive of the emergent patriotism as Norway approached independence in 1905. The kinfe and its decorated sheath were made by Søren Dammen. It is, in type, a Toten knife.

  • Materials Silver, wood, steel
  • Identifier / Source 1977.078.001 - Gift of Wilma Nyhus