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1985

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Good Grips Scissors, ca. 1990

This is a Scissors. It was designed by Stephen Russak, Daniel Formosa, Tucker Viemeister, Davin Stowell, Stephen Allendorf, Michael Calahan, Stephen Wahl and Jürgen Laub and manufactured by OXO International and firm: Smart Design, Inc.. It is dated ca. 1990 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is steel (stainless), santoprene (thermoplastic rubber). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by OXO International. It is credited Gift of OXO.

  • Tonsillotome (France), 1855
  • brass, steel, ivory.
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, 1978.0874.02.
  • 14.2012.73

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Scissors, 2015
  • nickel-plated stainless steel.
  • Courtesy of Thom Browne.
  • 74.2015.13

Its dimensions are

23 x 6.5 cm (9 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Good Grips Scissors, ca. 1990; Designed by Davin Stowell, Tucker Viemeister, Daniel Formosa, Stephen Russak, Stephen Allendorf, Michael Calahan, Jürgen Laub and Stephen Wahl; USA; steel (stainless), santoprene (thermoplastic rubber); 23 x 6.5 cm (9 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.); Gift of OXO; 1992-52-26

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