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MULTI-CORP, Functionless Multi-Tool
  • Matt McCoy
    born 1962
    active: United States
  • MULTI-CORP, Functionless Multi-Tool, 1986
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 33.7 x 7.3 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 1/4 x 2 7/8 x 1 in
  • Bequest of Richard M. Hollander
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0422

Wooden open-wrenched shape with wood-burned decoration of crossed lines on handle. Also burned into the wood are the words MULTI-CORP on two sides and MADE IN THE U.S.A. around one end. A metal blade-shape pulls out of one end of the wood (like a pocket-knife), the words MULTI-TOOL are cut through the metal. A note on a piece of paper board accompanies the object, written on two sides.