Iron - Tailor's Goose; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.248

Name/Title

Iron - Tailor's Goose

About this object

Tailor's goose iron recently lacquered. Cast iron. Cast iron handle Embossed "18".
This is a heavy iron used by tailors. The name came from the curved handle which resembled the necks of two geese.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Cast iron

Inscription and Marks

the number 18 is embossed on the top of the base, perhaps referring to weight of the iron, which is extremely heavy.

Measurements

H 200mm x L 245mm x W 60mm
Weight heavy

Subject and Association Keywords

Irons

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic chattels

Subject and Association Keywords

Laundry equipment

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Laundry equipment

Object number

CR1977.248

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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