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1964

  • Work on this object began.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Falkland Pendant Lamp, 1964

This is a Pendant Lamp. It was designed by Bruno Munari. It is dated 1964 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is nylon fabric, sheet aluminum. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Gravity's Shadow.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Bali Lamp, ca. 1958
  • plastic, brass wire, walnut.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1991-47-1
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Its dimensions are

diam.: 40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Falkland Pendant Lamp, 1964; Designed by Bruno Munari (Italian, 1907 – 1998); Italy; nylon fabric, sheet aluminum; diam.: 40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.); 1991-108-6-a/c

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