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Brooch (Japan), 1987

This is a Brooch. It was designed by Sinya Okayama and Alessandro Mendini. It is dated 1987 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Gallery 91, New York.

  • Brooch, 2001
  • cut, polished, assembled and cold-connected stainless steel sheets and steel....
  • Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian....
  • 7067.118.2016

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7.2 x 4 x 2cm (2 13/16 x 1 9/16 x 13/16in.)

Cite this object as

Brooch (Japan), 1987; Designed by Sinya Okayama and Alessandro Mendini; stainless steel; H x W x D: 7.2 x 4 x 2cm (2 13/16 x 1 9/16 x 13/16in.); Gift of Gallery 91, New York; 1990-17-1

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