Sewing machine

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1861-1865

GUSN

GUSN-17892

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

Descriptive Terms

sewing machines (equipment)
iron (metal)
walnut (wood)
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Iron
MACHINE, SEWING

Inscription

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.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Grover & Baker S.M. Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

35.25 x 29 x 17.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2026

Places

Massachusetts (United States)