Tudor period copper-alloy sewing thimble

Tudor period copper-alloy sewing thimble

Code: 12456

£75.00 Approx $94.94, €87.62
 

This is a wonderful and intact Tudor period copper-alloy thimble, dating to the 16th century. It is a robust eample with clearly defined hand punched pits going around the body in a spiral. Similar examples have been recorded SWYOR-194504HAMP-A3F9E1, and SOM-456596. This is an excellent example in good excavated condition. 

OBJECT: Thimble

CULTURE: Tudor

DATE: c. 16th century AD.

MATERIAL: Copper-alloy

SIZE: 19mm x 19mm 

WEIGHT: 8.72 grams

PROVENANCE:  Formerly in a private collection in Bath. Originally found in Chew Magna.