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What is this?

Long metal garland of silver-plated photographically etched stainless steel flowers to be massed and wrapped around a light bulb.

Why is this in our collection?

From Acquisition Justification: "Context: Dutch-born designer Tord Boontje is a graduate of both the Design Academy in Eindhoven and the Royal College of Art in London his relatively short career (he completed his education in 1994) has thus far produced a large number of award-winning designs.  His interior architecture and exhibition design such as designs both unique and limited edition works, as well as work for museums like the Victoria and Albert, and retailers as varied as Target and Hermes.  Boontje mass-produced designs, include textiles for Kvadrat, tableware for Salviati, and numerous other projects.              The Lights:... more

This is a pendant lamp from United States. It is dated 2004 and we acquired it in 2007. Gift of Artecnica. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

silver-plated photographically etched stainless steel

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 74.9 x 31.8 cm (29 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.) L: (cord): 38.1 cm (15 in.)

This object was manufactured by Artecnica and designed by Tord Boontje

This object was donated by Artecnica

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18710577/ |title=Pendant Lamp, "Garland", 2004 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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