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Flatiron

Flatiron

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flatiron
date made
ca 1890 - 1900
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
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
ID Number
DL.314637.0065
catalog number
314637.0065
accession number
314637
Credit Line
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
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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