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September 12, 2008 – March 1, 2009

Museum: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Location: 1st Floor, Nancy and Edwin Marks Gallery

International in scope and possessing one of the most diverse and comprehensive collections of design works in existence, the museum's rich holdings range from the Han Dynasty (200 B.C.) to the present day and total more than 200,000 objects. This exhibition features recent acquisitions to all four of the museum's collecting departments: Product Design and Decorative Arts; Drawings, Prints and Graphic Design; Textiles; and Wallcoverings.