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Desk organizer

Object Number: 
2002.1.2615
Date: 
1920-1940
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
6 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.
Description: 
A metal desk organizer with a rounded cradle and a lidded section with three small cubby holes for storing small objects such as paper clips. The top of the lid is embossed with a frame and the words "Compliments of / Pilgrim Shoe & Rubber Co./ Boston". Inside the lid is a paper insert printed in black with a man's shoe and a woman's shoe around a rubber overshoe and the words "Hood Rubbers/ They Fit-They Wear_They Sell/ Hood's Rubber Company, Watertown, Mass./ Hood Canvas Footwear-Hood Leisure Canvas Footwear".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group