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January 13, 2016

What is that? A pleating iron!

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A pleating iron made in Geneva, Illinois in the 1860s. Pleating or fluting irons were used during the nineteenth century to press permanent, decorative pleats into cloth.

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