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Sewing machine

Description

Sewing machine on cast iron stand; 2 legs w/ M-like shape at bottom; scrolled peddle connected to wheel which connects to machine; removable boxed cover over sewing machine w/ decals; table top and box are wood.

Details

Maker
Grover & Baker S.M. Co. (Maker)
Date
1861-1865
Inscriptions
Impressed in brass circle on top: ""Grover & Baker S.M. Co./ BOSTON/ PATENTED NOV.12 1850/ FEB 11.1851 JUNE 22.1852/ FEB 22.1853 DEC 19.1854/ JAN.16.1855 OCT 5.1858/ OCT 12.1858 FEB 5.1861/ HOWE'S PATENT./ SEPT.10.1846.""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
MACHINE, SEWING
sewing machines (equipment)
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
35.25 x 29 x 17.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2026
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17892

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