Flatiron

Flatiron

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Description
Cast, triangular or single-point flatiron with rounded tip and fixed, single-post, oval loop wrought handle, semicircular in section, attached through center of body; unplugged hole on sole. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flatiron
date made
1870 - 1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (body material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 4 5/8 in x 7 in x 4 5/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 17.78 cm x 11.7475 cm
ID Number
DL.71.0054
catalog number
71.0054
accession number
292199
subject
Household Tools and Equipment
Laundry
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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