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Fluting iron

Object Number: 
1950.321
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 13 x 6 3/4 in. ( 24.1 x 33 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Cast iron fluting iron painted black, with two ribbed rollers controlled by turned wooden hand crank; fluting iron is attached to cast iron base.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this fluting iron came from the family of Catherine Gaatje of Brooklyn, mother of donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Edwiene Schmitt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group