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1971

  • Work on this object began.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Cactus Coat Rack Prototype, 1971

This is a Coat rack prototype. It was co-designed by Franco Mello and Guido Drocco and manufactured by Gufram s.r.l.. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is polyurethane foam, paint. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of Frederick N. Babbish. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Frederick N. Babbish.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 168 x 67 cm (5 ft. 6 1/8 in. x 26 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Cactus Coat Rack Prototype, 1971; Co-Designer: Guido Drocco (Italian, b. 1942); Italy; polyurethane foam, paint; H x diam.: 168 x 67 cm (5 ft. 6 1/8 in. x 26 3/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Frederick N. Babbish; 1991-94-14

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