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Print, The Mind in the Hand

This is a Print. It was designed by Esther Knobel. We acquired it in 2016. Its medium is etching from embossed aluminum plate on white wove paper, perforated and stitched with iron thread. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Knobel’s 2006 etching, The Mind in the Hand, relates to a series of jewelry pieces and a 2007 book of the same name. The figures in the etching appear to be ensconced in some kind of a process, and Knobel’s book is centered on the role of craftsmanship.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin.

  • Immigrant Brooch, ca. 1994
  • recycled tin, painted fabric, nickel silver, stainless steel wire, elastic....
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-59

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Print, The Mind in the Hand; Designed by Esther Knobel ; etching from embossed aluminum plate on white wove paper, perforated and stitched with iron thread; 2016-34-58

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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