Pressing iron

Object Number: 
1950.272c
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. ( 12.1 x 8.9 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
molded: in center top of handle: "8"
Description: 
Cast iron flatiron with molded handle and raised six-pointed star on upper part of iron.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George Hammond Sullivan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group