Object ID
2012.13.1
Object Name
Thimble
Date Created
1904 – 1967
Material
Porcelain
Object Entities
Harrison, Joann (is related to)
Object Description
A large, predominantly white, thimble. The thimble is in relatively good condition with golf ball-type divots along the top which have been worn by use. There is a depiction of a blue and white windmill as well as a farmer (wearing a red shirt with black pants) leading a horse away from the windmill on one side of the thimble.
Origin
This thimble was made, and used, in Sparta, Greece. The donor received it as a gift from her boyfriend after he visited his parent's home near Sparta in March of 1998.
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Citation
Thimble, 1904 – 1967, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8793. Accessed 11/29/20.