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Created by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM) and metal
Dimensions:
8 7/8 x 3/4 x 3/8 in. (22.5 x 1.9 x 1 cm)
Type:
buttonhooks
Date:
mid 20th Century
Description:
This is a buttonhook made of orange semi-translucent Bakelite. It has a black and gold colored embellishments in the art deco style on the long oblong shaped handle. There is a metal hook at the end of a long metal neck attached to the handle.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50541cf6c-7651-4722-b062-ae1f32586f30
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.27.2.7