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Portable Garden, 2016

This is a Portable Garden. It was designed by Kate Cutlip.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Kate Cutlip as part of Access+Ability.

It is dated 2016.

For safety reasons, many people with Alzheimer’s are no longer able to cook. The Portable Herb Garden enables them to still participate and contribute to the seasoning of the food. In addition to stimulating the senses, the Garden becomes an activity the whole family can enjoy together, even as conversation becomes challenging in later stages of Alzheimer’s.

It is credited Lent by Kate Cutlip.

  • Planter
  • painted tôle.
  • Gift of Rodman A. Heeren.
  • 1969-156-1-a,b

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  • H x W x D: 61 × 45.7 × 20.3 cm (24 × 18 × 8 in.).
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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 81.3 × 61 × 61 cm (32 × 24 × 24 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

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