Wafer iron

Object Number: 
Z.2732
Date: 
ca. 1720-1820
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 x 6 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 73.7 x 16.5 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Wrought iron wafer iron; rectangular plates and tapering handles; one plate interior is engraved with two large and two small circular images of Jesus on a cross and the other plate interior is unmarked.
Gallery Label: 
This wafer iron was used to make communion wafers.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group