Miniature button hook

Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006576.1SA
Country
Date
1890 - 1920 (circa)

Description

A miniature button hook, part of a travelling sewing set, circa late 19th-early 20th century. This hook has a steel shaft with small sections of tortoiseshell effect cellulose nitrate(?) riveted to either side forming a handle at one end. See also AIBDC : 006576.2
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Dimensions
Width
7mm
Depth
2mm
Length
75mm
Method
Material Note
plastic
CN on handle
cellulose nitrate
metal hook and shaft
steel
Colour