MEF Diadem

Description (Brief)
A metal crochet hook with an ivory grain celluloid handle. The No. 10 hook is contained in a felt-lined celluloid case.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crochet hook
date made
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (handle and case material)
ferrous metal (hook material)
felt (lining of case material)
overall: 11.5 cm x 2 cm x 1.2 cm; 4 1/2 in x 13/16 in x 1/2 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Sewing and Knitting
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

11/24/2013 12:40:43 PM
Diane Sadler
I have a crochet hock that was my grandmothers that looks just like this one. I was very pleased to see one like here, when I googled the name on the handle. Which reads: MEF Pat. Aug. 17 1915 DIADEM #8 She use it to crochet lace.
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