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Multi-purpose Container, "Garbino"

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER Umbra
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."
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.51.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Umbra
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    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
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.51.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    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.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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