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"Silver Streak" electric iron


Corning Glass Works ; Saunders


c. 1940

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G379
'Silver Streak' electric iron, Corning Glass Works      ;    Saunders
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Industrial Design | Pyrex glass, steel, plastic, electrical components, rubber
Size: 5 5/8 x 8 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (14.29 x 22.54 x 9.53 cm) (without cord)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: clear Pyrex glass handle with red in base; red and silver control knob under handle; silver ironing surface
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from N. Bud and Beverly Grossman
Accession Number: 2003.92
Artist: Corning Glass Works, Corning, New York, est. 1868
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Corning, New York, est. 1868

Artist: Saunders, Est. 1858
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Est. 1858
Added to Site: March 1, 2009