Edward P. Schreyer (American, born Hungary, 1896-1981). <em>"Petipoint" Iron, Model #W410</em>, ca. 1941. Metal, plastic, 4 7/8 x 5 x 10 in.  (12.4 x 12.7 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Larry Whiteley, 85.74. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.74_detail_cropped_bw.jpg)

"Petipoint" Iron, Model #W410

Artist:Edward P. SchreyerClifford Brooks StevensWaverly Tool Company

Medium: Metal, plastic

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1941

Dimensions: 4 7/8 x 5 x 10 in. (12.4 x 12.7 x 25.4 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 85.74

Image: 85.74_detail_cropped_bw.jpg,cropped

Catalogue Description:
Electric iron of metal and plastic. Streamlined, with black plastic handle and chrome-plated metal body, coming to a sharp point at each end, the sides fitted with a set of stepped, fin-like vents. CONDITION: Wear due to normal use. Plating has worn off on small section of metal. Small amounts of rust in many corners and edges. Plastic handle has some scratches and minor losses.

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