Edge Iron


Features two, thick, truncated ovoid plates on curved arms and long, circular-section handles ending in flattened oval loops, the lower one larger than the other to accommodate multiple fingers, that are connected by a box hinge decorated with punchwork concentric circles at the pivot. No marks.

Date Made: 1800 - 1840

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Europe

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Credit Line: Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.376400Catalog Number: 376400Accession Number: 136485

Object Name: iron

Physical Description: iron, wrought (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/8 in x 10 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 25.7175 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-2247-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_318717

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