Chopping Knife

Blacksmiths often made or repaired items that farmers used in their homes. A blacksmith made the metal blade on this chopping knife and attached a wooden handle as well.

Bibliographic Information: Chopping Knife, 19th Century, wood, wrought iron, H: 6 x W: 7.75 in. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, Gift of Katherine Hamilton, N0218.1940.