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These brass thimbles were found at the Canville Trading Post in Neosho County near the Osage Reservation. They were donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1994. Thimbles were worn to protect the finger while pushing through a needle during sewing.

Date: 1847-1872

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Item Number: 309568
Call Number: 14NO396 1994.B.4536; 1994.B.4537
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309568

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