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Flamingo Knife, 1996

This is a knife. It was designed by Mark P. Wilson and manufactured by Curvware, Inc.. It is dated 1996 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Curvware, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Curvware, Inc..

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 21.2 x 3.2 x 6 cm (8 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On inner surface of handle: "Curvware (TM) 18/10 Italy". At end of inner surface of handle: insignia "MPW".

Cite this object as

Flamingo Knife, 1996; Designed by Mark P. Wilson (American, b. 1956); USA; stainless steel; L x W x D: 21.2 x 3.2 x 6 cm (8 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.); Gift of Curvware, Inc.; 1997-174-2

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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