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ca. 1870 - Home Shuttle Sewing Machine

ca. 1870 - Home Shuttle Sewing Machine

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Description
Home Shuttle treadle sewing machine, with wooden tabletop and metal base; manufactured by the Gold Medal Sewing Machine Co. for Johnson, Clark, & Co., ca. 1870
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sewing Machine
ID Number
TE.T13818.000
accession number
264425
catalog number
T13818.000
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Sewing Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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