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1930

  • Work on this object began.

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Grasshopper Ottoman, ca. 1940

This is a Ottoman. It was manufactured by Knoll International. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is plywood, wool upholstery. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

  • Brooch, 2005
  • rolled, pasted, and cut corrugated cardboard, silver.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-80-a
  • Bracelet, 2005
  • rolled, pasted, and cut corrugated cardboard, silver.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-80-b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 41 x 23.3 x 46.8 cm (16 1/8 x 9 1/8 x 18 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Grasshopper Ottoman, ca. 1940; Manufactured by Knoll Textiles (United States); USA; plywood, wool upholstery; H x W x D: 41 x 23.3 x 46.8 cm (16 1/8 x 9 1/8 x 18 3/8 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-60

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