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Thimble

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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

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

Place of Manufacture

England or United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

45.643b

Medium or Technique

Brass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making, Thimbles