Cover for Sewing machine

about 1881
Manufactured by Singer Manufacturing Company (founded 1851)


Object Place: probably Scotland

Dimensions

Cover: 24.1 x 43.8 x 24.8 cm (9 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

APP.2009.166b

Medium or Technique

Metal, wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Cover for 12K handcrank sewing machine.

Provenance

Early history unknown, by 2009, Mark Ghent, San Antonio, Texas; July 24, 2009, sold by Ghent to Barbara Martin, Cambridge, MA via Ebay Auctions; 2009, sold by Martin to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with general funds