Size "2" cold handle, double-point iron; for use with a removable or detachable handle. Maker, place manufactured and size are cast in top of plate screwed to body.

Maker is the Ferrosteel Company of Cleveland, OH; dates in operation not known but company patented a flat-top sad iron in 1897, suggesting this model was produced before that.

Date Made: ca 1890 - 1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Cleveland

Subject: Household Tools and EquipmentLaundry


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of Edith R. Meggers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.314637.0065Catalog Number: 314637.0065Accession Number: 314637

Object Name: flatiron

Physical Description: ferrosteel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 in x 6 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 17.145 cm x 9.525 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-0a9f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_311806

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