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Thimble/ vacuum

Object Number: 
2002.1.3039
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3/4 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
An aluminum sewing thimble with a rolled edge that advertises electric vacuum cleaners. Embossed "Cadillac Electric Vacuum Cleaner", with a star on a blue background. One of four thimbles from vacuum cleaner manufacturers, 2002.1.3039 through 2002.1.3042. 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