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Shoe buttonhook

Description

Steel shoe buttonhook w/ eye-shaped hook and embossed scrolled foliate decoration on handle. Flat (w/o scrolling) section on handle w/ vendor's mark embossed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Embossed on handle: ""D.D. MAHONY'S/ SONS/ LAWRENCE/ PAT'D/ 12-11-94/ RELIABLE/ SHOE DEALERS.""
Material
embossing
steel (alloy)
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
BUTTONHOOK
buttonhooks
Embossed
embossing
leaf scrolls
Scroll
Steel
steel (alloy)
People and organizations
D.D. Mahony's Sons
Dimensions
0.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6332
GUSN
26318

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