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Object Name Tongs, Flat
Catalog Number 1993.8.322
Date c. 1820
Material(s) Wrought iron
Dimensions H-21.75 W-1 D-1.125 inches
Description Very long rounded arms tapering to square section; heavy rivet pivot; wide thick jaws, flat nose; jaws do not meet when closed; deep slot in one arm at pivot.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS