Specialist maker of historical objects in bone, horn, antler, mammoth ivory and boxwood.




Open thimble brass (nr. 428)

When fingers first needed protection during sewing, small caps or rings were used, made of wood, bone or leather. From the early Middle Ages onward, two types are use: the sewing ring (a simple band) and the thimble, which caps the finger.


dimensions: adjustable, 12 mm

provenance: Amsterdam (NL)

date: 16th - 17th century



































Open thimble brass  (428)
price € 3,95
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