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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: ""THAYER McNEIL/ COMPANY/ 7 TEMPLE PL./ 15 WEST ST./ PAT'D/ 12-11-94""
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 Company
Dimensions
0.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6329
GUSN
26322

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