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1985

  • Work on this object began.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

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Ruler, Metal Ruler, 1985

This is a ruler. It was overseen (as design director) by Tibor Kalman and firm: M&Co. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithography, metal. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co..

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

Its dimensions are

2.5 x 31.5 cm (1 x 12 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Ruler, Metal Ruler, 1985; Design Director: Tibor Kalman (American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999); USA; offset lithography, metal; 2.5 x 31.5 cm (1 x 12 1/2 in.); Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-37

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