Salesman's sample kit

Object Number: 
2002.1.2631aa
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Metal, cloth, wood
Dimensions: 
3 1/2 x 3/4 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
One sample from a green velvet saleman's sample kit displaying thirty five shoe horns, button hooks and combination shoe devices of different styles. A gray metal button hook with a peanut shaped loop at the handle end embossed "G. Groening & Son/ Ludington, Mich."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group