Thimble

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-101752

Description

Gold thimble in original Bigelow Kennard & Co. case.

Details

Descriptive Terms

thimbles
gold (metal)
Thimble

Inscription

"June 1940 / All things in this / tray are / family silver from / my family and belong / to me or a fam from / Martha David which / belong to Stevie / all tings in the bottom / of the trunk were / Annie's and are included / in her inventory of the / estate. Her jewelry is in / the jewel case and / is in her inventory / SW Phillips"
Box Lid: "BIGELOW/ KENNARD & CO./ BOSTON" (Note and embossed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1203
J510

Maker

Bigelow, Kennard & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, New England

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.43ab

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)