1881 Singer 12K handcrank sewing machine
Manufactured by Singer Manufacturing Company (founded 1851)
Object Place: probably Scotland
Medium or Technique
Behind the Scenes: Classifying (Gallery and Lobby) (Gallery 225)
12K handcrank sewing machine.
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)
Museum purchase with general funds