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Commemorative token

Object Number: 
2002.1.1966
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 2 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
Commemorative token embossed with a central portrait of a man with long hair surrounded by the words "Elias Howe Jr./ Inventor & Maker, New York, U.S.A.". Howe made sewing machines and is credited with the invention of the two thread lock stitch.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group