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Advertising thimble

Title:
Advertising thimble
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3/4 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
An aluminum sewing thimble with a rolled edge. Embossed "Made By Atlas- Ansonia Co./ New Haven/ Conn.", with a star on a green background. The Ansonia company of New Haven made clocks at a plant in Brooklyn between 1878 and 1930. One of nine miscellaneous thimbles, 2002.1.3050 through 2002.1.3058. See also file 2002.1.2978 for the 72 thimble display case and files for all individual thimbles- 2002.1.2979 through 2002.1.3058.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.3051
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group