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What is Clothes Iron in Tagalog? History, Types, and Designs

What is Clothes Iron in Tagalog? History, Types, and Designs

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Also called flat iron, clothes iron in Tagalog is called “plantsa sa damit” or simply “plantsa” if you are referring to laundry tools. Fashion today seems to have shifted to wrinkle-free clothes and fewer people are wearing perfectly ironed casual clothes. However, some clothes still need smooth ironing, such as school uniforms and long sleeves polo for men. The history of ironing clothes dates back to ancient civilizations, such as the Chinese, Egyptians, and Greeks, thousands of years ago. Back then, various techniques were used to remove wrinkles from garments, including using glass objects or rounded stones heated by fire. The Chinese people used metal pans filled with hot water. There is no single person credited with the invention of flatirons. The first true "plantsa" was ...