'White' sewing machine with case

Made:
1890-1900 in Ohio
maker:
White Sewing Machine Company

Sewing machine with manual and accessories (spare bobbins, shuttles, needles) serial No. 1361413, and case, by White Sewing Machine Co., Ohio, United States of America, 1890-1900

White sewing machine with manual and accessories (spare bobbins, shuttles, needles) serial No. 1361413, date 1890-1900. Thomas White formed the White Sewing Machine Company of Cleveland, Ohio in 1876, and this vibrating shuttle lock-stitch machine was made in the period 1890-1900. The White company was prominent in the making of steam-powered vehicles in the early 20th century although they continued to manufacture sewing machines until the 1950s.

Details

Category:
Textiles Machinery
Object Number:
1986-1154
type:
sewing machine - equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Brooker, A.J.B.
status:
Permanent collection

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