Thimble/ political

Object Number: 
2002.1.2991
Date: 
1948
Medium: 
Plastic
Dimensions: 
7/8 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
An ivory colored plastic sewing thimble that advertises a political campaign. With an applied decal that reads in blue "Sew Right With Truman/ Compliments of Mo. State Dem. Com.", a reference to Harry S. Truman's run for the presidency in 1948. 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