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WHITE brand black metal treadle sewing machine that folds into a wooden table-cabinet

1992.0100.0001

WHITE brand black metal treadle sewing machine that folds into a wooden table-cabinet

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WHITE brand black metal treadle sewing machine that folds into a wooden table/cabinet with two wide metal legs (that divide to make four feet). The wooden table section has five wooden drawers with carved designs on the front and sides and with gold coloured metal handles on three. A wooden flap, inlaid with a wooden chessboard, folds over the sewing machine once it is inside the table. The legs of the object are black metal and feature the text "WHITE / USA" on each one as well as wheels on each of the four feet.

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