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Culture:English
Title:curling iron
Date Made:early 19th century
Type:Toilet Article
Materials:base metal: iron
Place Made:United Kingdom; England
Accession Number:  HD 55.106
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Edgar Meade

Description:
Iron curling iron or crimping iron with two loop handles, one circular and one D-shaped. Frank Barnes in his "Hooks, Rings & Other Things" illustrates a similar English form: "This 3-prong implement was used to curl wigs in waves and/or ringlets. It could be used to crimp cloth."

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