Laundry stove

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-223709

Description

Iron laundry stove. It stands on four short legs. Each leg has a heart design on it and the base that the legs connect to is round with pinched in sides. Pear shaped body with eight prongs to hold irons against the heat of the stove. At the top and bottom are doors. The top surface allows for two separate warming areas and each can be removed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stoves (heating equipment)
iron (metal)
Stove, Laundry

Inscription

MANUFACTURED IN THE / UNITED. STATES. AMERICA (Molded)
THE UNION STOVE WORKS NEW YORK U.S.A. (Molded)
LAUNDRY (Molded)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

608

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

28 14/16 x 22 15/16 x 16 6/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2023