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Cover for Sewing machine

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

about 1881

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools & equipment