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Sewing Machine
ca. 1914
Singer Manufacturing Company
USA
Metal; paper; wood; metal; thread; wool
box: 4 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.; 10.16 x 16.51 x 16.51 cm
Gift of Dorothy A. and Albert H. Richardson, Jr.
80.1.16a-h

a-b: Singer sewing machine original box; green with red, black, and white writing and decoration; one panel of top has fallen off; top reads "A SINGER FOR THE GIRLS / Teaches them to make clothes for their dolls / 'AS THE TWIG IS BENT THE TREE'S INCLINED' / PRACTICAL / AND / INSTRUCTIVE / USEFUL / AND / AMUSING / This is Not A Toy but a real Sewing Machine / SOLD ONLY AT SINGER SHOPS / OR BY SINGER SALESMEN." Picture of Singer machine at middle of top; each side has woman sitting at machine and reads "SINGER SEWING MACHINES." c: Black and silver Singer machine, reads "SINGER / THE SINGER MANFG. CO. / TRADEMARK / SINGER." d-e: Two packets of needles, green package reads "NEEDLES / 24 X 1." f: Black clamp. g: Spool of thread. h: Instrucion booklet.



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