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Wafer Iron

Mark “N 29” on one side. Inside flower pattern with rope edge. Has been painted black to look new. One hanging hook - metal - shaped like an “8”.

ACC 1986.6

OBJ 1986.6.1

21 1/2” handle to wafer round - 5 1/2” diameter of wafer round - has metal hanging hook

Early 18th century

What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…