Button hook

Object Number: 
2002.1.2631ii
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Metal, cloth
Dimensions: 
5 1/8 x 1 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 wire loop style buttoner with the handle engraved on one side "Hanan & Son/ Pittburgh."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group