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1980

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Knife (France), 1980s

This is a knife. It was designed by Jean-Marie Patois. It is dated 1980s and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by David McFadden. It is credited Gift of David McFadden.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 23.8 x 3.1 x 0.2 cm (9 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On handle: "Jean-Marie Patois" [in script]

Cite this object as

Knife (France), 1980s; Designed by Jean-Marie Patois (French); stainless steel; L x W x D: 23.8 x 3.1 x 0.2 cm (9 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/16 in.); Gift of David McFadden; 1988-115-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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