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Branding Iron

Branding Iron

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Description
With circular loop handle and long shaft, rectangular in section, ending in a compressed "M" or "W" shape. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
iron, branding
date made
1850 - 1900
place made
United States: Virginia
place used
United States: Virginia
Physical Description
iron, wrought (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 27 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 4.445 cm x 68.8975 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
DL.332334
catalog number
332334
accession number
94381
Credit Line
Gift of D. I. Bushnell, Jr.
subject
Livestock
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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