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Fork (Japan), 20th century

This is a fork. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is plastic, stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by David McFadden. It is credited Gift of David McFadden.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 16.9 x 2.1 x 1.2 cm (6 5/8 x 13/16 x 1/2 in.)

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Fork (Japan), 20th century; plastic, stainless steel; L x W x D: 16.9 x 2.1 x 1.2 cm (6 5/8 x 13/16 x 1/2 in.); Gift of David McFadden; 1988-50-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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