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Willcox & Gibbs sewing machine
Description Noiseless Automatic Sewing Machine designed by by the Willcox & Gibbs Sewing Machine Company in London, England. The treadle and gears run smoothly on this chain stitch sewing machine. The machine is mounted on a wooden table with an iron base, a foot treadle, and three drawers.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 32 1/2 inches height
29 inches width (folded)
17 inches depth
Nomenclature Sewing machine (equipment)
Cabinet (case furniture)
Creation Designed by: Willcox & Gibbs Sewing Machine Company
Designed in London, England
Made in (possibly) Rhode Island, United States
Subjects Owned/used by: Frederick Spangenberg family
Designed in London, England
Made in (possibly) Rhode Island, United States
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Household. Needlework. Sewing. Sewing Machines & Attachments
Dates Creation: 1871
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 71.32.39