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Thimble/ shoes

Object Number: 
2002.1.3049
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
7/8 x 5/8 in. diameter
Description: 
An aluminum sewing thimble with a rolled edge that advertises shoes. Embossed "Star Brand Shoes Are Better", with a large star on a red painted background. One of two thimbles from shoe makers, 2002.1.3048 and 2002.1.3049. 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