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Thimble/ sewing

Object Number: 
2002.1.3033
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3/4 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
An aluminum sewing thimble with a rolled edge that advertises a sewing machine or sewing notion or product. Embossed "Real Silk Hosiery Mills/ Indianapolis, Indiana", with a star on a partially worn off blue painted background. One of eight thimbles from sewing product manufacturers, 2002.1.3031 through 2002.1.3038. 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