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The Mind in the Hand Brooch, 2007

This is a Brooch. It was designed by Esther Knobel. It is dated 2007 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is silver embroidered with iron thread. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Knobel’s brooch depicts hands at work and captures the spirit that moves them. The process that Knobel invented to make this brooch involves embroidery of steel thread on a silver surface, an arduous process that is in itself a tribute to the value of dedication and skill.

It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6.5 × 7.5 × 1 cm (2 9/16 × 2 15/16 × 3/8 in.)

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The Mind in the Hand Brooch, 2007; Designed by Esther Knobel ; silver embroidered with iron thread; H x W x D: 6.5 × 7.5 × 1 cm (2 9/16 × 2 15/16 × 3/8 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-57

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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