Electric toaster

Electric toaster
Title
Electric toaster
Date 
1930-1940
Medium 
Chrome-plated metal, Bakelite
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (19.1 x 21.6 x 14.6 cm)
Description 
Chrome-plated metal toaster with hinged bread trays. Trays with fan shaped vents and white Bakelite handles. Four small rubber bun feet on bottom; fabric-covered electrical cord.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mary Ann Dzupin Gallagher and Nancy Dzupin York in memory of Anna Purdes
Object Number 
2011.10.1
Gallery Label 
This toaster was used by the donor's great aunt, Anna Purdes (1898-1983), who came to the U.S. from Czechoslovakia in the and settled on the Lower East Side. The toaster required close monitoring to keep the bread from burning.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group