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THIMBLE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The thimble is made from gold. The lower part has a wide band with medallions. One of these is engraved with a name while the others are engraved with floral motifs. The bottom has a simple band engraved with leaves. The upper part has a dotted pattern.

Category:
tools and equipment
Object name:
THIMBLE
Made from:
Gold
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1824-1914
Size:
1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.203
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION C.L. Post On side, in shield Inscribed in script
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973