ASSORTED ARCHAEOLOGICAL SEWING THIMBLES, LOT OF NINE
Price Realized: $73.00
Sold Date: Apr 20, 2022
brass/bronze comprising Turko-Slavic rug maker’s thimble, two Byzantine ring thimbles, pre-Renaissance European example, three Dutch examples, an English “maid’s thimble”, and a tailor’s thimble; along with a Turko-Slavic iron thimble with single ventilation hole to top. Each retains collection number sticker and detailed collection card.
Probably 9th to 17th century.
Good as-found excavated condition.
Provenance: The Mildred Jarvis Collection, Kennesaw, GA.
Purchased from Moufid Fazaa Antiques and Coins, Sebastian, FL, 7/15/1997.