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2013

  • Work on this object began.

2014

  • Work on this object ended.

2016

2017

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Atmospheric Reentry, from Atmospheric Reentry collection, 2013–2014

This is a Atmospheric Reentry. It was designed by Maiko Takeda.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Maiko Takeda as part of Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

It is dated 2013–2014. Its medium is acetate, acrylic, silver, plastic.

Takeda is a milliner and jewelry designer exploring new expressions of body adornment. Inspired by clouds, wind, and shadows, her sensual work evokes the immaterial effects of nature. In her Atmospheric Reentry series, bristles emanate from a wearer’s head to create a synthetic aura made of thinly shredded acetate tinted with color gradients. The pieces have the inviting tactility of a blurred, protective fur.

It is credited Courtesy of Maiko Takeda.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 45 × 63.5 × 55 cm (17 11/16 in. × 25 in. × 21 5/8 in.) (approx.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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