Flatiron

Flatiron

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Description
Small, cast pointed-toe flatiron with rounded tip and fixed, oval loop wrought handle, rectangular in section, attached through center of body and smoothed to sole. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flatiron
date made
after 1830
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
iron, cast (body material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 10.4775 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
DL.64.0104
catalog number
64.0104
accession number
250073
Credit Line
Gift of Miss C. Virginia Mayfield and Miss Dorothy T. Mayfield
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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