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Object ID # 1965.012.001
Object Name Shoehorn
Title Shoehorn (1903)
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date c. 1903
Description Sterling silver shoehorn with a black-finished or black wood (ebony?) handle that has a fancy silver applique metal piece on it.
Provenance This item was likely a wedding gift received by Mr. and Mrs. Wm. E. Farrow of Owen Sound, Grey County, when they married in 1903.
Collection Toiletry & Cosmetic Collection
Material Wood/Silver
Dimensions W-3.5 L-20.9 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
Function Helped one get one's shoes on by being slipped between one's heel and shoe back.