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Object ID # 1959.002.034abc
Object Name Accessory, Doll
Other Name Iron, Toy
Title Toy Iron or Lace Iron?
Lexicon category 9: Recreational Artifacts
Date Early 20th-century?
Artist Unidentified maker
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Toy-sized detachable handle cast iron sad iron (a) (or it is a lace iron?) with handle (b) and trivet (c). The sole of the iron is slightly lifted at the fore end. The sad iron part is double-pointed. The handle is bent wood. It has been mended in the past. The latch area has a wooden knob handle.
Provenance Manufacturer unknown.

Last owned by Jean Givens (b. 1899-d.1991), who resided in Owen Sound, Grey County after she married W. G. (Bud) Reid.
Collection Toys & Games, 19th-c Collection
Material Iron/Wood/Finish
Dimensions H-6.5 W-5 L-9.5 cm
Found Grey County, Ontario
People Givens, James
Function Plaything for a child.