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Crimping tongs

Crimping tongs

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Iron

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh

  • Museum number:

    T.11-1930

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The ends of the blades are corrugated and fit into each other, so as to crimp the linen. The handles, one of which is larger than the other, are curved into loops at the end.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Iron

Dimensions

Length: 13 in

Object history note

Registered File number 3909/1925.

Descriptive line

Iron; Italy; 1700s.

Materials

Iron

Techniques

Metal-working

Categories

Household objects

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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