Antique Sterling Silver Scallop Rim Motto Thimble * Circa 1840 * Child Size 4 For Sale
Sterling Silver Scallop Rim Motto Thimble
* Circa 1840 * Child Size 4
silver (tested) motto
thimble has the words FORGET ME NOT embossed
band. The rest of the band has a bright cut engraved design. An applied
scalloped rim is around the bottom and makes this thimble quite unusual.
The condition is
in round with no holes, repairs or other damage. It's about an American
child's size 4 (12.5 mm diameter opening).
was once in the collection of Diane Pelham Burn and this is the piece
was photographed in plate 32 on p. 28 of her book Sew Small, Children's Needlework
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Antique Sterling Silver Scallop Rim Motto Thimble * Circa 1840 * Child Size 4: $153