Clothing hanger

Clothing hanger
Title
Clothing hanger
Date 
1920-1940
Medium 
Wood, metal
Dimensions 
15 x 6 1/2 x 5/8 in.
Description 
A wood hanger with a very narrow gauge hook at the top and a lower hook below, possibly for holding another hanger. It is printed on the front "De Saussure Equipment", and is part of a set of four, probably from luggage such as a steamer trunk, or from a hotel or steamship line that used a narrow gauge hanger rod to discourage the theft of hangers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4683
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group