Household appliances

  • Ingot iron

    Record number:10384
    Date: 19th century
    Dimensions: 14,5 x 25 x 11 cm

    Thick sheet of cast iron with a handle at the top. When placed in contact with a hot surface it receives and can transmit the heat. Passed over clothing when hot, it serves to straighten and smooth it.

    Cast iron clothes iron with a rounded form, used for ironing sleeves. Inside the iron is an ingot of iron metal.There is a closing mechanism at the rear. Inside, within an embossed circle, is the number 4.