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Furniture with Synthetic Materials

Synthetic Materials, Furniture

Works of Art (6)

"Carlton" room divider, 1981, Ettore Sottsass (Italian), Designer; Memphis s.r.l., Manufacturer, Wood, plastic laminate (1997.460.1ab)
"Contour" chair, designed 1970, manufactured ca. 1982, Frank Gehry (American); Manufacturer: Easy Edges Inc., Corrugated cardboard, Masonite (1987.357)
"Egg" armchair, 1957, Arne Jacobsen (Danish); Manufacturer: Fritz Hansens Eft. A/S, Ox hide, plastic, aluminum (61.7.46)
Sample room divider, ca. 1952, Dorothy Liebes (American), Wood, chenille, various fibers, Lurex (aluminum foil, plastic-coated) (1973.129.7)
Stacking side chair, designed 1960, manufactured ca. 1973, Verner Panton (Danish), Luran-S plastic (acrylate-styrene-acrylonitrile) (1986.425)
"Tube" chair, 1969–70, Joe Colombo (Italian); Manufacturer: Flexform, PVC plastic (polyvinyl chloride), tubular steel, rubber, polyurethane foam, synthetic knit upholstery (1987.98.1a-d)

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