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Sewing machine Miniature, mid-19th century

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 Day series in a post titled A Sewing Machine in Miniature.

This object was donated by Unknown and catalogued by Carl C. Dauterman. 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.)

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Sewing machine Miniature, mid-19th century; 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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