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Picture Mirror, 2016

This is a Picture Mirror. It was designed by Hsing-Yin Liang.

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

It is dated 2016.

Mirrors can be disturbing to people with Alzheimer’s, who sometimes interpret their self-image as a stranger, causing both confusion and distress. This mirror operates in two modes as a mirror or as an illuminated picture frame—and can serve the needs of the entire family.

It is credited Lent by Hsing-Yin Liang.

  • Cabinet (Italy)
  • joined hardwood, sheet vellum, applied, cut, and molded copper ornaments,....
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1982-22-1
  • Sconce (USA)
  • tiin, glass.
  • Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1941-98-75-a,b

Our curators have highlighted 8 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

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  • Gift of The Alzheimer's Store.
  • s-e-2628
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  • Velcro Wallcovering, 2016
  • H x W (each tile): 25.4 × 12.7 cm (10 × 5 in.) H x W (max): 61 × 121.9 cm....
  • Lent by Braden Young.
  • 69.2017.1

Its dimensions are

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

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

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