Wafer Iron

Wafer Iron

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Circular wafer iron, plier form; one plate features an incuse diamond pattern incorporating "JW / 1785", while the other has a stylized tree with "1786". Two, long, tapered handles, rectangular in section, with plain, rounded tips. Both handles have oblong pads double-riveted to plates. No additional marks.
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Object Name
iron, wafer
date made
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, wrought (handles material)
iron, cast (plates material)
overall: 2 1/8 in x 5 5/8 in x 35 1/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 14.2875 cm x 89.2175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Russell E. Sard
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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