Singer Sewing Machine

In 1851 Isaac Merritt Singer formed the I.M. Singer & Company (later the Singer Sewing Machine Company) after inventing his own sewing machine to remedy a flaw he noticed with traditional models.
This Singer 24 chain stitch sewing machine was manufactured in 1910, and used in the Polan and Katz umbrella factory in Baltimore, MD.
Object Name
sewing machine
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
black (overall color)
overall: 8 1/2 in x 11 in x 6 in; 21.59 cm x 27.94 cm x 15.24 cm
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catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
American Enterprise
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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