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Object Name Iron, Fluting
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-135
Date ca. 1870
Material(s) Cast iron; wood; brass
Dimensions H-9 W-14 D-6.5 inches
Description This flurting iron has a cast iron base with a cove molded edge and a swivel bracket with a clamp secured to the base. The bracket holds two fluted brass crimpers, the lower crimper has an iron crank with a wooden grip. The upper crimper is adjustable with a spring loaded handle. Another handle locks the upper crimper in position. The iron parts are enameled in black. On the bottom is, "Cin O," "Universal," and "Pat July 17 66 Nov 10 68 Mar 1 70."
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Ironing
Irons (Pressing)
Clothes washing
Clothing & dress
Laundry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS