Thimble/ sewing

Object Number: 
2002.1.3032
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3/4 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
An aluminum sewing thimble with a rolled edge that advertises a sewing machine or sewing notion or product. Embossed "Real Silk Hosiery Mills/ Indianapolis, Indiana", with a star on a blue painted background. One of eight thimbles from sewing product manufacturers, 2002.1.3031 through 2002.1.3038. 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