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Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts announces Fabulous Flatware exhibition

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts presents Fabulous Flatware – Non-traditional Tools for the Table an exhibition on view June 23 to September 16, 2012.

AJ Flatware, 1957; designed by Arne Jacobsen

More than 100 unusual and unique flatware patterns from around the world will highlight changes in tableware from 1898 to 2011 in terms of style, size and form, functional types, designers and producers, and materials and techniques. Another 125 patterns will be organized around themes such as: Eating Can Be Fun, Lovingly Handmade, and Flatware That’s Not Flat, to name a few.

The exhibition is derived from the collection of Dr. William Hood of Dothan, Alabama, who has been collecting tableware and flatware for over 25 years. –

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