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Garment Drafting Machine with Instruction Manual

Description

Garment drafting machine in original brown leather covered box, instruction book, four steel rulers and one wooden ruler inside box.

Details

Maker
The McDowell Garment Drafting Machine Company (Manufacturer)
Date
ca. 1891
Inscriptions
Instruction book front: "INSTRUCTION BOOK / -- FOR -- / DRAFTING and CUTTING / Dresses, Basques, Sacques, Coats, &c. / -- BY THE -- Garment Drafting Machine / AS INVENTED AND PATENTED BY / A. McDOWELL. / The McDowell Garment Drafting Machine Company, / 6 West 14th Street, New York, U.S.A. / THIRTY-SEVENTH EDITION." All the rulers are stamped and engraved with the company name, patent dates, and various measuring instructions and numbers. (Printed and stamped)
Location of origin
New York, NY
Object type
DRAFTING T&E
Descriptive terms
MACHINE, DRAFTING
Dimensions
1 in (box) x 11 in (box) x 20 in (box) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.3A-H
Credit Line
Gift of Jane C. Nylander
GUSN
103421

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