Machine, sewing; Singer Manufacturing Co; November 1901; CT88.1869


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Machine, sewing

About this object

Sewing machine; a Singer brand sewing machine of black, cast metal with gold, floral transfers. The serial number L1157322 indicates that this machine was manufactured in November of 1901 at Singer's Elizabethport factory, Elizabeth, New Jersey.


Singer Manufacturing Co

Maker Role


Date Made

November 1901

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, New Jersey, Union county, Elizabeth

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal
organic, vegetal, wood

Inscription and Marks

Gold transfer: "The Singer Manufacturing Co" and "SINGER".


h 310mm x l 435mm x w 240mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, homecrafts

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"

Object Type


Object number


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