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Crochet hook

Crochet hook

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel and brass

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr E. D. Jamie

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Crochet hook made of steel and attached to a small double brass plate embossed with a rose and dots. By means of the brass plate, the hook can be moved up and down in the holder which is composed of a piece of steel wire, looped at one end to form a handle, and twisted at the other to form a tube by which the hook is protected when not in use.

Place of Origin

England (made)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Steel and brass


Length: 4.25 in with hook extended, Width: 0.75 in maximum

Descriptive line

Crochet hook made of steel, England, 19th century


Needlework accessories; Clothing


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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