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Fluting iron

1985.241AB (RS118596)

Description

A)Rectangular cast iron base marked on bottom, "Heat this Pat'd 1866," supporting fluted metal form. B)Corresponding ruffler element w/ cast iron handle marked "Geneva Hand Fluter" and "Geneva ILL."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
metal
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Places
Illinois (United States)
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
goffering irons
Iron
iron (metal)
IRON, FLUTING
metal
Slip Cast
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
4.375 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.241AB
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25183

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