Waffle Iron

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1905-1915

GUSN

GUSN-11640

Description

It has a cast base with a pierced wood handle on a "cove" molded circular frame, with spout-like extensions to one side that holds the two part iron. Each half of the iron has a circular center with a cast inscription on top. A four part waffle pattern is on the inner side on the cast stem and a black painted turned wooded handle. The two parts connect, swivel and separate with a hinge at the top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

waffle irons
cookware
casting (process)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Iron
Slip Cast
IRON, WAFFLE

Inscription

Cast on the top of the base of the handle is: American/No.8/The Griswold Mfg. Co./Erie P.A. U.S.A./886D/Pat'd Dec.1, 1908/885F.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Griswold Mfg. Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Erie, PA, USA

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

16 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.658

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