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Thimble/ political

Object Number: 
2002.1.2979
Date: 
1900-1960
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
7/8 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
An aluminum sewing thimble with a rolled edge that advertises a political campaign. Embossed "Landon & Knox" with a red painted background, a reference to the 1936 presidential bid by Alf Landon, who lost to FDR. One of thirteen thimbles with political themes, 2002.1.2979 through 2002.1.2991. See also file 2002.1.2978 for the 72 thimble display case and files for all individual thimbles- 2002.1.2979 through 2002.1.3058.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group