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Sewing machine; 1017

Sewing machine, 1017
Name/Title
Sewing machine
About this object
This is an elegant example of a cast iron table top sewing machine. It was manually operated by turning the handle on the wheel. This was connected to the bottom wheel by a drive belt and a bar driven by the bottom wheel operated the needle shaft while the seamstress guided the fabric under the needle with her other hand.
Object Type
Sewing machine
Object number
1017
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