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What is this?

Collapsible stool composed of white polyethylene sheets joined to form cylindrical honeycombed structure (polyethylene sandwiched between two white cardboard sheets each with three embedded magnets that link to form cylinder; cardboard sheets can be separated so structure collapses into a rectangular block for storage).

This is a stool from Canada. It is dated 2007 and we acquired it in 2007. The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

polyethylene (non-woven), cardboard, magnets

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (open): 45.7 x 40.6 cm (18 x 16 in.) H x W x D (closed): 45 x 20 x 8.5 cm (17 11/16 x 7 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

This object was designed by Todd MacAllen and Stephanie Forsythe and manufactured by molo design, ltd.

This object was donated by Linda Berman and Irwin R. Berman

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18710449/ |title=Stool, "Softseating", 2007 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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