The University of Texas at Austin
Shoe button hook
Identifier: TMC_0060
Title: Shoe button hook
Description: Metal tool with wooden handle. Used in securing shoe laces on high top shoes made with shoe hooks. Owned by Mrs. Martha Harris Blake; donated by Mrs. Eula Steed
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: 24.8 cm L x 1.9 cm W
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century