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1986

  • Work on this object began.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

2014

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2021

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Ballpoint Pen

This is a pen. It was designed by Ornella Noorda. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is aluminum. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Arango Design Foundation. It is credited Gift of Arango Design Foundation.

  • Pen And Pencil
  • nickel-plated plastic, wood, graphite.
  • Courtesy of Thom Browne.
  • 74.2015.10

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 13.8 × 1.4 cm (5 7/16 × 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Ballpoint Pen; Designed by Ornella Noorda ; Italy; aluminum; H x diam.: 13.8 × 1.4 cm (5 7/16 × 9/16 in.); Gift of Arango Design Foundation; 1994-31-111

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