Blood Presents “Odd Irons: Ingenuity and Use”

Posted on 10/15/2014 2:59:50 PM

Display from "Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects"Professor Janet Blood will present “Odd Irons: Ingenuity and Use” on Wednesday, October 29, at 7:00 p.m. in the University Museum, Sutton Hall.

Everyone is familiar with the family iron used to remove fabric wrinkles. But what did people use before our typical streamlined irons became popular? Did you know that are also other “odd” irons in shape and size that have creative and ingenious uses?

Come discover these unique irons and their uses. Janet Blood, associate professor in Fashion Merchandising and co-curator of the current exhibit “Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects,” will present this entertaining and educational lecture in the University Museum.

The lecture is free admission. Please call the museum at 724-357-2397 for more information.