Sewing Tool; Thimble Ring
- Time period: 14th Century
- Materials: Brass
- Product Dimensions: Large [18mm internal diameter]
Handmade of sheet brass after examples in the Museum of London's "Dress Accessories- Medieval Finds from Excavations in London" (#816, #818). A thimbler at work is also depicted in the Mendelschen Hausbuch. Invaluable for anyone who does hand stitching.
Many of the recovered thimbles which had been obviously used, the ring was quite often split and the shape modified to fit the owners finger.
1200 - 1300 AD, 1300 - 1400 AD, 1400 - 1500 AD, 1500 - 1600 AD