Campaign thimble

Object Number: 
2002.1.2981
Date: 
1924
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3/4 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
An aluminum sewing thimble with a rolled edge that advertises a political campaign. Embossed "Coolidge and Dawes" with a star on a partially worn off blue painted background, a reference to the presidential campaign of 1924 won by Calvin Coolidge and Charles Dawes. One of thirteen thimbles with political themes, 2002.1.2979 through 2002.1.2991. 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