The University of Texas at Austin
Shoe buttton hook
Identifier: TMC_0059
Title: Shoe buttton hook
Description: Metal tool with decorative handle and engraved initials "A. E. G.". Used in securing shoe laces on high top shoes made with shoe hooks. Owned by Mrs. Alice Graves Barkley.
State: Coahuila and Texas (Mexico)
Country: Mexico; Republic of Texas; United States
Date: circa 1800-1850
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 14 [Metric, Rm C 4.6]
Format: Buttonhooks
Size: 19.9 cm L x 2.5 cm W
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century