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Object Timeline

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1924

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Universal Toaster

This is a Toaster. It is dated ca. 1929 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is cast metal, ivorine. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Sweetheart Toaster.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

  • Toast Rack Toast Rack
  • silver-plated metal.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Margery and Edgar Masinter and from General....
  • 2002-22-1

Its dimensions are

22 x 22 x 14.5 cm (8 11/16 x 8 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Universal Toaster; USA; cast metal, ivorine; 22 x 22 x 14.5 cm (8 11/16 x 8 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1993-150-40

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18643947/ |title=Universal Toaster |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=13 August 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>