Silver Streak

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Description
Broad, oblong wedge-shaped profile comprising one-piece molded transparent glass shroud and handle affixed to white metal soleplate and heel rest. Fabric-covered power cord emerges from tubular rubber flange at top right side. Black plastic dial on red face-plate inscribed: "Off, On, Rayon, Silk, Wool, Cotton, Linen," and "Low, Med, High."
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Manufacturer
Saunders Machine & Tool Corp., Yonkers, New York, USA, founded 1858
Corning Glass Works, Corning, New York, USA, 1851 - 1989
Credit Line
Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund
Medium
Molded and emulsion-painted Pyrex glass, cast and nickle-plated steel, molded phenolic plastic resin and rubber, fabric (cord)
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
manufactured in
Yonkers, New York, USA
1942–46
Type
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Iron
Type
Iron
Accession Number
1996-39-1