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Shoe horn and button hook

Object Number: 
2002.1.2631s
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Metal, cloth
Dimensions: 
6 3/8 x 1 1/2 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 rusted metal shoe horn with a folding button hook on the handle end engraved "Wear Francis Famous Footwear and Make Life's Walk Easy."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group