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Thimble case

Description

Miniature square box w/ hinged lid. Berlinwork decoration of flag, diamond and crosses on pierced paper. Stuffed and lined w/ green satin. Presumably for a silver thimble.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1860
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
Berlin woolwork
canvas
thread
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Berlin woolwork
Berlinwork
canvas
CASE, THIMBLE
cases (containers)
Coated Canvas
Fiddle Thread
miniatures (toys)
thread
Dimensions
1.25 x 1.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.446
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25506

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