Treadle sewing machine sold by Harris Ltd, a Londo

Made:
1890-1950 in Illinois

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Treadle sewing machine sold by Harris Ltd, a London retail firm. Harris purchased their machines from others (in this case, the National Sewing Machine Company of Illinois) and then put their own name on them for sale. This was a common practise in the UK and elsewhere.

Details

Category:
Textiles Machinery
Object Number:
2001-788
type:
sewing machine
credit:
Jacobus, Aubrey