Shoe horn with thistle on handle

Front view of a shoehorn showing the thistle handle. Front view of a shoehorn showing the thistle handle. Rear view of a shoehorn showing the smooth back. Rear view of a shoehorn showing the thistle handle. Side view of a shoehorn showing the thistle handle. Side view of a shoehorn showing the curved shape. Side view of a shoehorn showing the curved shape. Side view of a shoehorn showing the curved shape. Side view of a shoehorn showing the curved shape.
Front view of a shoehorn showing the thistle handle. Front view of a shoehorn showing the thistle handle. Rear view of a shoehorn showing the smooth back. Rear view of a shoehorn showing the thistle handle. Side view of a shoehorn showing the thistle handle. Side view of a shoehorn showing the curved shape. Side view of a shoehorn showing the curved shape. Side view of a shoehorn showing the curved shape. Side view of a shoehorn showing the curved shape.
Details
Object number
WCHL : 428
Date
1870 - 1930 (circa)

Description

A shoehorn with a thistle shaped terminal to the handle which incorporates an 8mm diameter suspension hole. The handle part of the horn is notched at the outer edges with 5 notches on each side. Late 19th century - early 20th century. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Dimensions
Width
40mm
Length
145mm