Sewing Machine; Unknown ; Circa 1886; 1964/157/2
Sewing MachineAbout this object
Sewing machine, hand operated.
In working order.
Material: All metal machine, probably iron, very heavy - base supported by 4 claw feet.
- shuttle bobbin
- very ornately decorated - gilt on black with oval polychrome (oil paint) -
illustration centre, oval shape still life of flowers
- base white porcelain handle on turning wheel
Circa 1886Place Made
Sewing machine, iron metalInscription and Marks
Patents marked in one side of bobbin cover: "Patented July 26 1886? Patented Nov 12 1850, Dec 1886"Measurements
Base (max) 335 x 215mm
Waikato Historical Society CollectionCredit Line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga o Waikato,
Hamilton, New Zealand
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