Thimble in small bag

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 5.4 x 1.4 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.643a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery with deflected warps and wefts (openwork), cotton plain weave lining, brass thimble

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Thimbles

Thimble and small bag with red drawstring and openwork grid pattern of concentric diamonds in red, green, light blue, beige, red, light yellow, purple, orange, green, and light pink.

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