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Shoehorn

1998.5104 (RS21879)

Description

Silver shoehorn in the shape of a right-angle triangle w/ rounded edges. One side embellished w/ molded scrolls and flowers.

Details

Maker
George W. Shiebler & Co. (Maker)
Date
1890-1915
Inscriptions
Engraved on front: ""G. A."" Stamped on back: ""S"" [inside wings]/ ""STERLING/ 5143""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
molding (forming)
silver (metal)
stamping (forming)
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
engraving (printing process)
Molded
molding (forming)
SHOEHORN
shoehorns
Silver
silver (metal)
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Stipple Engraved
Dimensions
1.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5104
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24220
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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