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Button hook

Button hook
Title
Button hook
Date 
1890-1930
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
3 5/8 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.
Description 
A rusted metal button hook with an oval loop at the handle end embossed "Newark Shoe Saves A Dollar."
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2627
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group