Singer Sewing Machine

Singer Sewing Machine

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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
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
serial number
Credit Line
Lina Liebhold
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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It was very exciting to see this machine on your website. The Polan Katz & Co. was my father's and grandfather's business.

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