Sewing machine

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1887-1894

GUSN

GUSN-19838

Description

Sewing machine on wood frame w/ cast iron legs. Oak frame w/ drop leaf on left side. Four side drawers w/ gilt tin pulls. Carved detail on central drawer. Iron legs and pedal decorated w/ openwork. Machine fixed to center of table top--painted black w/ gilt trim. Removable carved oak case over machine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing machines (equipment)
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
Oak
Iron
MACHINE, SEWING

Inscription

Painted on machine: ""SINGER/ The Singer Manufacturing Co."" Etched on machine: ""PATENTED/ OCT. 8TH 1878/ JULY 6TH 1880/ SEPT. 22ND 1885/ JULY 19TH 1887"" Stamped on machine: ""THE SINGER MANFG. CO./ TRADE MARK"" Cast on legs: ""PATENTED JAN. 4. 1887"" See worksheet for further inscription.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

143

Maker

The Singer Manufacturing Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

43.5 x 43.5 x 16.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.691