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"Burner Dye" (fabric no. 9-361)

Designer:
Reiko Sudo (Japanese, born Ibaragi, 1953)
Manufacturer:
Nuno Corporation
Date:
2000
Medium:
Stainless steel, cotton
Dimensions:
240 1/2 x 46 in. (610.9 x 116.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of Nuno Corporation, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.348.1
Not on view
Sudo is inspired by how stainless steel pots and pans burn to a beautiful opalescence over a burner flame. This loosely woven stainless steel broadcloth is held over an open flame, the gas jets marking stripes across the surface to create the pattern.
the designer, Tokyo (2000–2001; produced by the manufacturer, Nuno Corporation, Tokyo, as a gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Century of Design, Part IV: 1975-2000," June 25, 2001–January 6, 2002, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Highlights from the Modern Design Collection: 1900–Present, Part II," May 23, 2011–July 1, 2012, no catalogue.

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