Button hook

Button hook
Title
Button hook
Date 
1890-1930
Medium 
Metal, cloth
Dimensions 
3 x 3/4 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 button or snap prying tool with a handle engraved "Bordoy-Sug.De Ratier/ Cadena-7-Palma."
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2631hh
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group