See more objects with the tag kitchen, dining, designers, reuse, cut-out, handle, prototypes.

See more objects with the color steelblue cornflowerblue lightsteelblue indianred or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

2012

  • Work on this object began.

2014

2019

  • You found it!

Cut-out, Design for a Fork, 2012

This is a Cut-out. It was designed by Eva Zeisel. It is dated 2012 and we acquired it in 2014. Its medium is glossy heavy printed paper; verso: graphite; cut. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Throughout her career, Eva Zeisel employed cut paper in her design process. These cutouts enabled her to refine and emphasize the curving silhouettes that are the hallmark of her work. Her Eva flatware, created for the retailer Crate & Barrel, is among her last designs. Zeisel’s design assistant, Olivia Barry, produced these cut-paper designs with Zeisel’s guidance.

This object was donated by Estate of Eva Zeisel. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Eva Zeisel.

  • Object ID #18490433
  • brush and green, white gouache, black ink, wash, black chalk, graphite on....
  • Gift of Russel Wright.
  • 1976-15-9

Our curators have highlighted 6 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

Its dimensions are

21.5 x 3.3 cm (8 7/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Cut-out, Design for a Fork, 2012; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); USA; glossy heavy printed paper; verso: graphite; cut; 21.5 x 3.3 cm (8 7/16 x 1 5/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Eva Zeisel; 2014-8-38

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beautiful Users.

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/68250579/ |title=Cut-out, Design for a Fork, 2012 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=14 December 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>