"IWANTU" Comfort Gas Iron Trivet

Silvery gray, cast trivet for a triangular or single-point iron with the model and manufacturer's names cast in around a depiction of the iron at center. Three peg legs; no handle. Railing on two sides, open at toe and closed at heel corners.
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Object Name
trivet, gas iron
date made
Strause Gas Iron Co.
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
overall: 3.5 cm x 11 cm x 17.5 cm; 1 3/8 in x 4 5/16 in x 6 7/8 in
overall: 1 3/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 4 in; 3.4925 cm x 16.51 cm x 10.16 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Baltimore Gas and Electric Home Products & Services, Inc.
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