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Knife (Sweden), 1971

This is a Knife. It was designed by Theresia Hvorslev and manufactured by Mema Guld Och Silver AB and made for (as the client) SAS [Scandinavian Airlines System]. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Theresia Hvorslev. It is credited Gift of the designer Theresia Hvorslev.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 18 x 2 x 0.2 cm (7 1/16 x 13/16 x 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Knife (Sweden), 1971; Designed by Theresia Hvorslev (Swedish, b. 1935); stainless steel; L x W x D: 18 x 2 x 0.2 cm (7 1/16 x 13/16 x 1/16 in.); Gift of the designer Theresia Hvorslev; 2001-16-8

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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