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1975

  • Work on this object began.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

1995

  • Work on this object ended.

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Fair Square Ruler, ca. 1980–90

This is a ruler. It was designed by M&Co. It is dated ca. 1980–90 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is steel (chrome-faced), wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Tibor Kalman. It is credited Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co..

  • Ruler, 2015
  • nickel-plated wood.
  • Courtesy of Thom Browne.
  • 74.2015.11

Its dimensions are

overall: 33.5 x 3.3 x 1.5 cm (13 3/16 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fair Square Ruler, ca. 1980–90; Designed by M&Co (United States); USA; steel (chrome-faced), wood; overall: 33.5 x 3.3 x 1.5 cm (13 3/16 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-14-a,b

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