|Object ID #||1959.002.034abc|
|Object Name||Accessory, Doll|
|Other Name||Iron, Toy|
|Title||Toy Iron or Lace Iron?|
|Lexicon category||9: Recreational Artifacts|
|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.|
Manufacturer unknown. Might have been first used by Mary Ann (Minnie) Givens (nee MacKay) if it is for lace. It may have also been played with by her daughter Margaret Jean Givens at their farm home in the Massie area of Holland Township, Grey County, circa 1906.
Last owned by Jean Reid (nee 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|
|Dimensions||H-6.5 W-5 L-9.5 cm|
|Found||Grey County, Ontario|
Givens, Mary Ann
Children playing with toys
Children playing adults
|Function||Plaything for a child.|