Patent Model - Improvement in Machines for Sewing Straw Braid

Maker and role
Mary P. Carpenter (b.1840-1841, d.Unknown), Patentee
Production date
Jan 04 1876
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Stainless steel, paint
Measurements
9 x 14 x 12" (22.9 x 35.6 x 30.5cm)
Description
Used in making braid for straw hats, Mary Carpenter's patent "consists in the combination, with an eye-pointed circular needle and a work-feeder, of the loop catching and spreading hook and operating mechanism..." (Patent number: 171,774)
Object number
61.47.728
Currently on display?
No

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