Crochet Hook with Case


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).

Date Made: 1915-1925

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Sewing and Knitting

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1754Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1754

Object Name: crochet hook

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (handle and case material)ferrous metal (hook material)felt (lining of case material)Measurements: overall: 11.5 cm x 2 cm x 1.2 cm; 4 1/2 in x 13/16 in x 1/2 inoverall; in case: 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 7/8 in; 1.27 cm x 11.43 cm x 2.2225 cm


Record Id: nmah_1348653

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