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1982

  • Work on this object began.

1987

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Handkerchief Side Chair, 1982–87

This is a Side chair. It was designed by Massimo Vignelli and Lella Vignelli and manufactured by Knoll International and design team member: David Law. It is dated 1982–87 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is compression-molded, fiberglass-reinforced polyester, tubular metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Knoll Textiles. It is credited Gift of The Knoll Group.

Its dimensions are

73.5 x 52.2 x 46 cm (28 15/16 x 20 9/16 x 18 1/8 in. )

Cite this object as

Handkerchief Side Chair, 1982–87; Designed by Massimo Vignelli and Lella Vignelli; USA; compression-molded, fiberglass-reinforced polyester, tubular metal; 73.5 x 52.2 x 46 cm (28 15/16 x 20 9/16 x 18 1/8 in. ); Gift of The Knoll Group; 1991-118-2

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