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Clothing hanger

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Title:
Clothing hanger
Date: 
1920-1940
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
15 x 6 1/2 x 5/8 in.
Date End: 
1 940
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: 
2002.1.4684
Date Begin: 
1920
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group