Crochet hook with a celluloid handle and case. The “MEF / 10 / Pat. Aug. 17, 1915 DIADEM” inscription refers to Mary E. Fitch, a crochet enthusiast of Brookline, Mass., who obtained a design patent on the form.
Ref: Mary E. Fitch, “Crochet Needle,” U.S. Design Patent 47,718 (Aug. 17, 1915).
Mary E. Fitch, Filet Crochet with Instructions (Brookline, 1915).
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