Sewing Supplies

Object Number: 
2002.1.614
Date: 
1896-1920
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
4 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.
Description: 
This cardboard box is light blue and has a label on the top that reads in dark blue "The Imperial / Patent/ Darning Machine/ for sale by all/ Dry Goods Stores./ Puts a new heel, or toe, in a/ stocking in two minutes/ Mends All Fabrics". Inside is the metal pieces that assemble into the darning machine and a full set of instructions with diagrams.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group