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HLD 4 Hair Dryer, 1970

This is a Hair Dryer. It was designed by Dieter Rams and manufactured by Braun AG. It is dated 1970 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is molded plastic, electronic components. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Robert Greenberg. It is credited Gift of Robert M. Greenberg.

  • Hairdryer
  • 11 x 22 x 26 cm (4 5/16 x 8 11/16 x 10 1/4 in.).
  • Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor.
  • 1986-99-29

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D (each): 14 × 8.5 × 5 cm (5 1/2 × 3 3/8 × 1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

HLD 4 Hair Dryer, 1970; Designed by Dieter Rams (German, b. 1932); molded plastic, electronic components; H x W x D (each): 14 × 8.5 × 5 cm (5 1/2 × 3 3/8 × 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Robert M. Greenberg; 2017-51-24

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