Head of a treadle, button-hole sewing machine, no. 1342, by the American Button-Hole, Overseaming and Sewing Machine Co., Philadelphia, United States, 1868. There is a needle and swinging hook both above and below the table. This means that the machine is two chain-stitch machines combined, enabling it to sew around a button-hole.
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- Newton Wilson and Company
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