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Longhorn Ottoman, 1880–90

This is a Ottoman. It was attributed to Wenzel Friedrich. It is dated 1880–90 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is steer horn, wood, metal, brass, glass, leatherette (not original). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Jack Lenor Larsen. It is credited Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen.

  • The Substitute, 2019
  • installation, video.
  • Commissioned by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and Cube design museum.
  • NATURE.040

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 27 x 40 x 40cm (10 5/8 x 15 3/4 x 15 3/4in.)

Cite this object as

Longhorn Ottoman, 1880–90; Attributed to Wenzel Friedrich (Bohemian, 1827–1902); USA; steer horn, wood, metal, brass, glass, leatherette (not original); H x W x D: 27 x 40 x 40cm (10 5/8 x 15 3/4 x 15 3/4in.); Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen; 1986-39-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection.

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