Waffle Iron

Waffle Iron

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Description
Stove-top waffle iron consisting of a low, circular base with a raised-edge, open teardrop-shaped handle that holds a pair of removable, circular plates connected by a three-knuckle hinge and patterned with radiating, raised diamonds divided into four quadrants. Notches in base allow plates to be flipped and rotated 180 degrees. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
iron, waffle
date made
ca 1880-1890
place made
United States: Maryland
United States: Virginia
place collected; place used
United States: Maryland
United States: Virginia
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/4 in x 13 in x 8 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x 33.02 cm x 20.955 cm
ID Number
DL.64.0115
catalog number
64.0115
accession number
251851
Credit Line
Gift of Ferdinand Beckert
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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