Five brass thimbles were found in Feature 1. They range in size from 11.4 mm to 17 mm in diameter. Each has a pattern of impressed dots. These made it easier for the sewer to push the needle through fabric. The three tiny thimbles were used by young girls learning to sew.


Clothing, Manufacture

AAS Catalog Number

2004-666-33-3-4, 2005-602-6-3-7, 2004-666-46-3-13, 2004-666-32-3-41, 2004-666-46-3-12

General Provenience

Lot 35 Tavern Cellar

Position In Image

from Left to Right