Edge Iron

Edge Iron

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Features two, thick, truncated ovoid plates on curved arms and long, circular-section handles ending in flattened oval loops, the lower one larger than the other to accommodate multiple fingers, that are connected by a box hinge decorated with punchwork concentric circles at the pivot. No marks.
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Object Name
date made
1800 - 1840
place made
Physical Description
iron, wrought (overall material)
overall: 1 1/8 in x 10 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 25.7175 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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