Thimble

English or American, used in America
mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 1.7 cm (1 x 11/16 in.)

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Tools and equipment, Textile- and costume-making, Thimbles

Thimble with machined exterior texture

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout