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Tools for the Table--Designs for Dining

May 4, 1993 – September 26, 1993

Museum: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Location: 2nd Floor

Displayed are approximately 40 European and American dining objects -- including porcelain, silver, glass, and plastic -- ranging from the early 18th century to the present. This exhibition examines how dining practices and implements have changed over time.