Box of sewing machine parts; [?]; c1883; CT78.951


Box of sewing machine parts

About this object

Box of sewing machine parts; a rectangular wooden box with dovetailed corners, which folds out flat, and contains various sewing machine components. The box is lined with royal purple velvet.



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Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood; processed material, textile, velvet; processed material, metal.

Inscription and Marks

Impressed on lid: 'PATENTED / 1883 / FEBRUARY 15'


h 85mm x l 165mm x w 85mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, clothing manufacture. dressmaking. tailoring

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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