American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs
American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs

American Machine Company Crown Iron and Brass Fluting Machine with Rods and Tongs

Ref: D-47-0045
An antique, fluting machine used for pressing clothing ruffled trimming which were in fashion in the late 19th century. Painted black and gold. Note: sold to benefit the Denver Art Museum.
MAKER
American Machine Company Works (Philadelphia, PA)
MARKS 
Marked: Crown, American Machine Company/ Philadelphia PA. Pat. Nov 2 1875, July 3 1877, reissued March 23, 1880.
DATE
c. 1880
DIMENSIONS
Width 8.75 Depth 5.75 Height 8.5 in.
Rods: (4) Width 0.5 Depth 0.5 Height 5 in., Tongs: Width 6.75 Depth 8.75 Height 7.5 in.
CONDITION
Note: handle broken.
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