Buttonhook

Collection Type

  • Household Accessories

GUSN

GUSN-222582

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

Descriptive Terms

buttonhooks
ivory (tooth component)
metal
Buttonhook

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2695