Fixed handle, pointed-toe iron with size "7" cast in top of body. Wire handle has a vertically-seamed, baluster block grip and S-curve or gooseneck sides individually attached into domed bases or sockets. No other marks. One of three flatirons with stove- or range-top heater, 1994.0026.01-.04; irons 1994.0026.02-.03 are identical.

Date Made: 1880s

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Subject: Household Tools and Equipment, Laundry

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Credit Line: Gift of Robert V. Hollister

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1994.0026.04Catalog Number: 1994.0026.04Accession Number: 1994.0026Catalog Number: 1994.26.4

Object Name: flatironiron, smoothing

Physical Description: iron, cast (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 5/8 in x 4 in x 6 1/4 in; 11.7475 cm x 10.16 cm x 15.875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-df15-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1156915

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