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Shoe buttonhook

Description

Sterling silver(?) shoe buttonhook w/ eye-shaped hook and elaborate scrolled foliate decoration embossed on handle. Flat (w/o scrolling) section on handle w/ vendor embossed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Embossed on handle: ""PAT'D/ 12-11-94/ THAYER, McNEIL/ AND/ HODGKINS""
Material
embossing
silver (metal)
sterling silver
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
BUTTONHOOK
buttonhooks
Embossed
embossing
leaf scrolls
Possibly sterling silver
Scroll
silver (metal)
Sterling Silver
People and organizations
Thayer, McNeil & Hodgkins Co.
Dimensions
0.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6328
GUSN
26321

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