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Waffle Iron

Waffle Iron

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Description
Rectangular waffle iron, plier form; both plates feature a grid of squares. Two, long, tapered, cylindrical handles are integral with plates and end in ball terminals. Both plates are stamped on their exteriors at bottom near pivot "HPB" in raised serif letters in a rectangular surround. No evidence of locking ring.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
iron, waffle
date made
1740-1780
place made
Netherlands: Holland
place used
United States: New York
used
United States: New York
Physical Description
iron, wrought (handles material)
iron, cast (plates material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/8 in x 31 1/8 in x 6 1/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 79.0575 cm x 15.5575 cm
ID Number
DL.59.2206
catalog number
59.2206
accession number
205078
Credit Line
Gift of Miss M. Josephine Page
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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