Multi-purpose Container, "Garbo"
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
17 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (43.2 x 34.3 x 34.3 cm) (show scale)
Molded on bottom inside rectangle : "UMBRA". Below rectangle: "© 1996 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."
Gift of Umbra
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Karim Rashid (Canadian, born Egypt, 1960). Multi-purpose Container, "Garbo," Copyright 1996. Injection-molded polypropylene, 17 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (43.2 x 34.3 x 34.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Umbra, 1999.51.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.51.2.jpg)
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Multi-purpose container "Garbo". Chartreuse, 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.
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