Open-Topped Thimble
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden WILTSHIRE Mon March 26, 2012
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 452 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Date
Copper alloy 19.5mm dia. x 8.5mm x 2mm thick Circa 15th century

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Description: An early open-topped sewing ring or tailorís thimble with manually produced circular indentations.
Keywords: Open-Topped Thimble
Object Type: Thimble Object Classification: Open-topped
Object Sub-classification: Object Description: Complete
Object Inscription: Period: Medieval
Date Range: Circa 15th century Primary Material: Copper alloy
Additional Material: Method of Manufacture: Cast
Surface Treatment:
Weight (grams): 5.1g Size (mm): 19.5mm dia. x 8.5mm x 2mm thick
References: Bridget McConnel, The Collector's Guide to Thimbles, pp. 17-18 Comments:
Findspot: Mere County: WILTSHIRE
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Garrett Ace 150 Record validated by: Rod Blunt


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