Thimble case

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1835-1860

GUSN

GUSN-25506

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

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
cases (containers)
Berlin woolwork
canvas
thread
thread
Coated Canvas
Fiddle Thread
Berlinwork
CASE, THIMBLE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

1.25 x 1.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.446

Places

Massachusetts (United States)