Sadiron from Deltaville, Virginia

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Date
Late 19th century
Medium
iron
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3 3/4 × 2 1/2 × 1 3/4 in. (9.5 × 6.4 × 4.4 cm)
Description
A small marquise shaped flat iron with handle. The metal sadiron is made from a single piece of iron. The object is heavily corroded. No identifying marks are visible.
Place collected
Deltaville, Middlesex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Domestic
Type
irons
Topic
Domestic life
Emancipation
Labor
Slavery
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Leonard H. Powell
Object number
2017.95
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e10081f3-26e8-46a4-86da-f4c64ebddfda
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