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Caption Rug Hooking Punch or Shuttle Hook
Object Name Hook, Rug
Object ID 1992.58.1
Description A wooden hand-held rug hook or tufting device. It is also known as a shuttle hook or sliding hook. The two wooden pieces slide along side one another with the 1.25" metal needle in between that pushes the thread through a cloth backing. The hinges between the two wooden sides are brass and are marked: SuSan Burr, Holley Associates, Torrington, Conn.
Year Range from 1906
Year Range to 1930
Dimensions L-9 inches
Search Terms Chenille and related items
Subjects Chenille
Needles
Condition Good