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Different Twists, Common Thread

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

$3 – $12

Second Sunday programming returns with Morris County Historical Society Curator of Collections Anne Motto and Collections Assistant Noel Grabow demonstrating the ins and outs of the 19th- and 20th- century sewing machines featured in our current exhibit, Cut from Different Cloth: The Art of Women’s Handwork, 1865-1925.
During the presentation, some of the machines used during that period will be displayed on the back porch while the remainder of the collection is on view in the exhibit.
While there were hundreds of sewing machine manufacturers in the latter half of the 1800s, the Singer Sewing Machine Co. dominated the market by the end of the century. Companies like Demorest, White, and Florence, known for their unique characteristics, faded into history while Willcox and Gibbs now manufacture machines for industrial use only.

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Date:
August 9
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$3 – $12
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Website:
http://MorrisCountyHistory.org

Organizer

26649
Phone:
9732673465
Email:
DirectorMCHS@gmail.com
Website:
MorrisCountyHistory.org

Venue

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall
68 Lafayette Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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Phone:
9732673465
Website:
http://morriscountyhistory.org

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