Collection

NPWHF0237 - Toy Sewing Machine

Toy sewing machine possibly cast iron with tin foot plate. It has a cotton/bobbin holder, a very simple threading mechanism , adjustable foot and, in place of a bobbin a hook mechanism which also feeds off the hand crank used to operate the machine. A child would have been able to sew basic straight stitch using the machine. Black in colour with gold, green & red pattern on main body of machine.  c.1920's.

Object ID: NPWHF0237 - Toy Sewing Machine

Object Number: 237

Date Made: 1920's

Materials: cast iron, tin

Dimension: H 17cm, W 9cm, L 17cm

Provenance: BUTCHER, Laurel