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.
Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945
Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout
American, mid-19th century
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 6.4 x 5.4 x 1.4 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery with deflected warps and wefts (openwork), cotton plain weave lining, brass thimble