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Thimble case

Object Number: 
Z.1541.12a-c
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Wood, metal, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
Around base of thimble: " L[E]BE WOHL" (German - 'farewell' ?)
Description: 
Wooden thimble case in the shape of an acorn; lid has a purple velvet mound upon which sets a thimble.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group