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Object Number: 
Wood, paper
14 x 8 1/4 x 1/4 in.
This woman's hand fan is made of paper with a wood handle. One side has a color print of a woman wearing a huge flowered hat tied with a large purple bow and reads "The Sewing Machine of Quality/ NewHome/ No OtherLike It/ No Other As Good." The reverse has to diagrams of sewing machines and reads "The New Home Sewing Machine Co./ Main Office and Manufactories/ Orange Massachusetts". Distribution offices and dealers also listed.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group