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1939

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1993

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Steam-O-Matic Iron

This is a Iron. It was manufactured by Steam-O-Matic Corporation. It is dated ca. 1939 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is cast aluminum, painted wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Carole Krohn. It is credited Gift of Carole Krohn.

  • Travel Iron (Denmark)
  • cast metal, molded plastic, fabric (cord).
  • Museum purchase from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1998-9-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 16.2 x 28 x 13 cm (6 3/8 x 11 x 5 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Steam-O-Matic Iron; Manufactured by Steam-O-Matic Corporation ; USA; cast aluminum, painted wood; H x W x D: 16.2 x 28 x 13 cm (6 3/8 x 11 x 5 1/8 in.); Gift of Carole Krohn; 1993-126-15

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