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Fluter and base

Object Number: 
1957.125ab
Date: 
ca. 1865-1885
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall (a, upper plate): 4 × 4 × 3 in. (10.2 × 10.2 × 7.6 cm) Overall (b, base): 1 in. × 6 in. × 3 7/8 in. (2.5
Marks: 
cast: on handle: "GENEVA, ILL" cast: on upper plate: "GENEVA / HAND / FLUTER" cast: beneath base: "PAT'D AUG / 21. 1866. / HEAT THIS"
Description: 
Cast iron fluting iron with rectangular base and plate and curved upper plate with handle; the grooves are cast of a white, nonferrous metal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Carolyn Scoon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group