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2006bf1840 jpg l

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Acquired in 1991 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
MET
credit
Maja Schalburg Bequest
date_end
1884-12-31
date_start
1875-01-01
date_text
ca.1880 (made)
descriptive_line
Sewing machine, cast iron, japanned in black and gold, England, about 1880
dimensions
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
The functional aspects of the sewing machine do not result in an easy or regular shape for decoration, yet the side facing the sewer is covered with ornament, unlike the back, which is plain. Such decoration was essential if machines were to take their place in the Victorian interior.
id
454
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T19:20:22.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T19:20:22.000Z
latitude
52.883289
location
In Storage
longitude
-1.97685
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Cast iron, japanned in black and gold
museum_number
M.44:1-1991
museum_number_token
m4411991
object_number
O115678
object_type
Sewing machine
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Sewing machine, cast iron, japanned in black and gold, with a label, engraved 'The arm and platform machine London .E.Ward's patent'. The side facing the sewer is covered with ornament, unlike the back, which is plain.
place
England
primary_image_id
2006BF1840
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
sewing-machine-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1884
year_start
1875