Shaker Museum

Iron

Clothing iron, Church Family, Mount Lebanon

1876

Object ID
1966.15669.1
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Description

An iron of cast iron. The iron's nose is rounded and wider than the back. The top edge of the iron is a coved-waterfall edge, all other edges are straight. The top of the iron has a hole small hole 3/8" in diameter. Just behind this hole is the front arm of the integral handle. The front arm continues straight up and begins to curve at about 2 3/4" and then angles downward at its height at 3 3/8". The handle extends over the iron and then curves inward and reattaches to the iron. The overall shape of the handle is similar to a "P".

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