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1972

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1991

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Mono-Clip Knife, designed 1972

This is a knife. It was designed by Peter Raacke and manufactured by Mono-Metallwarenfabrik Seibel GmbH. It is dated designed 1972 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 14.5 x 3 x 0.5 cm (5 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marked "Mono-Clip", "Stainless 18/8" and "Germany"

Cite this object as

Mono-Clip Knife, designed 1972; Designed by Peter Raacke ; Germany; stainless steel; L x W x D: 14.5 x 3 x 0.5 cm (5 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-28

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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