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Singer sewing machine used by Yvonne DeVigne

Manufactured by:
Singer Corporation, American, founded 1851  Search this
Owned by:
Yvonne Berry DeVigne, American, 1914 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
stainless steel, plastic, rubber, paint, cloth, thread, wire, felt, glass
Dimensions:
9 1/2 × 15 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (24.1 × 38.7 × 18.4 cm)
Hinged platform raised: 9 1/2 × 11 1/2 × 7 1/4 in. (24.1 × 29.2 × 18.4 cm)
Type:
sewing machines (equipment)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Elizabethport, Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1938
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gaston L. DeVigne, III in memory of his parents Gaston L. DeVigne, II and Yvonne B. DeVigne
Object number:
2014.272.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f090b0ec-c1c1-48b9-a146-84f001a742fd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.272.1.2

Singer sewing machine and table from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured by:
Singer Corporation, American, founded 1851  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
metal and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 39 1/4 × 24 13/16 × 17 1/16 in., 46 lb. (99.7 × 63 × 43.3 cm, 20.9 kg)
Type:
sewing machines (equipment)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2013.27.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da926822-6ae1-4c36-99fb-7ec0818a8f0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.27.1

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