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1928

  • Work on this object began.

1948

  • Work on this object ended.

1986

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Hairdryer (Germany), ca. 1938

This is a hairdryer. It is dated ca. 1938 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is plastic, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor.

  • DC07 Vacuum Cleaner
  • molded abs plastic, polycarbonate, rubber, metal, electronic components.
  • 2009-35-1-a/e

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Its dimensions are

25 x 11 x 9 cm (9 13/16 x 4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

"Typ EDI, nr 3909"

Cite this object as

Hairdryer (Germany), ca. 1938; plastic, metal; 25 x 11 x 9 cm (9 13/16 x 4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.); Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor; 1986-99-30

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