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Buttonhook

Description

Buttonhook with an ivory handle with palm leaves and trees etched on it. There is a seperate carving that makes the handle look like it is being covered with a large palm tree leaf. Th metal for the hook is long and tapered and ends in a curved hook.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
metal
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Buttonhook
buttonhooks
ivory (tooth component)
metal
Dimensions
14/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2695
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222582

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