Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item NWM_IH2012.20.1A-F - Sewing machine

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Sewing machine

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CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.1A-F

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Treadle sewing machine. It is a Singer Manufacturing Co. one, serial number G-3864 (indicating it is from 1914). Used by the Law family of New Westminster. The components are: (.1A) sewing machine, drop head. Has a red fabric band attached to the head to act as a pin cushion; (.1B) drawer, from the bottom left; (.1C) drawer, from the top left; (.1D) drawer, from the middle (drawer slides are damaged and almost dethatched; (.1E) drawer, from the top right; and (.1F) drawer, from the bottom right. The contents of the drawers have been boxed en masse; see the point numbers for boxes from specific drawers.

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