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Sewing machine Miniature

This is a miniature. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Sewing Machine in Miniature.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6.1 x 4.2 x 8cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 3 1/8in.)

Cite this object as

Sewing machine Miniature; Italy; silver; H x W x D: 6.1 x 4.2 x 8cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 3 1/8in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-6-1

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