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1978

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1981

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"Eat and Drink" Tableware Dinner Knife, 1981

This is a Dinner knife. It was designed by Ergonomi Design Gruppen and design team member: Maria Benktzon and Sven-Eric Juhlin and manufactured by RFSU Rehab. It is dated 1981 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is stainless steel, plastic (melamine, polycarbonate). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by RFSU Rehab. It is credited Gift of RFSU Rehab.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D (closed): 11.1 x 4.3 x 2.3 cm (4 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 7/8 in.) L x W x D (extended): 15.4 x 4.3 x 2.3 cm (6 1/16 x 1 11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

"Eat and Drink" Tableware Dinner Knife, 1981; Designed by Ergonomi Design Gruppen (Sweden); Sweden; stainless steel, plastic (melamine, polycarbonate); L x W x D (closed): 11.1 x 4.3 x 2.3 cm (4 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 7/8 in.) L x W x D (extended): 15.4 x 4.3 x 2.3 cm (6 1/16 x 1 11/16 x 7/8 in.); Gift of RFSU Rehab; 1982-76-5

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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