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1977.712.2 (RS117034)

Description

Nickel-plated brass body with one band of filigree decoration around base; tapered cylindrical body with slightly domed top, terminating in circular mouth with molded edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Inscriptions
Marked ""9"" on side.
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
nickel (metal)
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Nickel
Possibly nickel (metal)
Possibly plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
THIMBLE
thimbles
Dimensions
0.875 (H), 0.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.712.2
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4477

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