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1881 - Charles H. Palmer, Patent model for straw braid sewing machine

1881 - Charles H. Palmer, Patent model for straw braid sewing machine

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Patent model for Improvements relating to Sewing-Machines for straw braid. Charles H. Palmer, of New York, NY, assignor to the Palmer Straw Sewing Machine Company, of New York, NY, Patent No. 240758, April 26, 1881.
The high base of this machine gives clearance that would be essential for the sewing of braid into the crowns of straw hats.
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sewing machine patent model
sewing machine, straw braid
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Sewing Machines
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National Museum of American History
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