Celluloid Crochet Hook


The inscriptions on this celluloid crochet hook read “‘BOYE’ G SAME AS SIZE 5” and “NON INFLAMMABLE / PAT 2024794 U.S.A.”

Ref: Gustav A. Carlson, “Crochet Hook,” U.S. Patent 2,024,794 (Dec. 17, 1935), assigned to The Boye Needle Company of Chicago.

Date Made: ca 1915

Maker: Boye Needle Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1740Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1740

Object Name: crochet hook

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13.8 cm x .4 cm; 5 7/16 in x 3/16 inoverall: 5 7/16 in x 3/16 in; 13.81125 cm x .47625 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-a97c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1348639

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