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Multi-purpose Container, "Garbino"

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Injection-molded polypropylene
  • Place Manufactured: Buffalo, New York, United States
  • DATES Copyright 1997
    DIMENSIONS 13 x 10 x 10 in. (33 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Molded on bottom inside rectangle: "UMBRA"; below rectangle: "© 1997 Made in U.S.A. / Design: Karim Rashid / Umbra Design Group"; [below in smaller print] "This product is produced from original / artwork. All copyright and trade mark / rights in the distinctive appearance of this / article are owned by Umbra U.S.A., Inc."
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.51.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Umbra
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Multi-purpose container "Garbino". Lavender, injection-molded polypropylene. Outer surface matte; inside glossy. Cylindrical base flares outward to ovoid form with symmetrical curved rim with opposed oval cut out handles. CONDITION: Unused.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Karim Rashid (Canadian, born Egypt, 1960). Multi-purpose Container, "Garbino," Copyright 1997. Injection-molded polypropylene, 13 x 10 x 10 in. (33 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Umbra, 1999.51.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.51.1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.51.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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