Button hook

Button hook
Title
Button hook
Date 
1890-1930
Medium 
Metal, cloth
Dimensions 
4 3/8 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.
Description 
One sample from a green velvet saleman's sample kit displaying thirty five shoe horns, button hooks and combination shoe devices of different styles. A rusted metal folding flat button hook engraved "Weiss Bros./ Men's Shoes." Looks like a pocket knife when folded.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2631n
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group