On View In:
Gallery 379
Artist:   Corning Glass Works (pyrex glass shell)
Saunders (heating element and steel body)  
Title:   "Silver Streak" electric iron  
Date:   c. 1940  
Medium:   Pyrex glass, steel, plastic, electrical components, rubber  
Dimensions:   5 5/8 x 8 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (14.29 x 22.54 x 9.53 cm) (without cord)  
Credit Line:   Gift of funds from N. Bud and Beverly Grossman  
Location:   Gallery 379  

Name:   Corning Glass Works  
Role:   Manufacturer  
Life Dates:   Corning, New York, est. 1868  
Name:   Saunders  
Role:   Manufacturer  
Life Dates:   Est. 1858  

Object Description  
Classification:   Industrial Design  
Physical Description:   clear Pyrex glass handle with red in base; red and silver control knob under handle; silver ironing surface  
Creation Place:   , United States, , ,  
Accession #:   2003.92  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts