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Waffle Iron

Waffle Iron

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Description
Circular waffle iron, plier form; both plates feature a ring of eight squares with a rosette at center. Two, long, tapered handles, rectangular in section, the shorter one ending in a rattail loop with oval locking ring that fits a small hook on the other to secure closed. Both handles have circular pads riveted at center of plates. Circular sprue mark on exterior of one plate. No additional marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
iron, waffle
date made
early 19th century
1810-1850
place made
United States: West Virginia, Morgantown
Physical Description
iron, wrought (handles material)
iron, cast (plates material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/8 in x 39 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 7.9375 cm x 100.33 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
DL.130312
catalog number
130312
accession number
21131
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Walter Hough
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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