Waffle Iron

Waffle Iron

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Description
Rectangular waffle iron, plier form; both plates feature a grid of four-tiered circles. Two, long, tapered handles, rectangular in section, one ending in a loop with shaped locking ring that fits over the ball-and-acorn terminal on the other handle to secure closed. Both handles with arrow-shaped pads welded to plates. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
iron, waffle
date made
late 18th or early 19th century
1770-
place made
United Kingdom: England
United States
Physical Description
iron, wrought (handles material)
iron, cast (plates material)
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 27 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 7.3025 cm x 69.5325 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
DL.372344
catalog number
372344
accession number
133104
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Helen Thompson
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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