The hand

The Hand is a pine toy with a magnetic removable thumb (just for fun). The shape comes from a Mitten Mold used by Shakers to shrink knitted woolens to proper size.  Designed for an exhibition of furniture inspired by household objects at Hancock Shaker Village. 

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Studio Tolvanen

2016

 

The mitten mold at Hancock Shaker Village that inspired The Hand.

The mitten mold at Hancock Shaker Village that inspired The Hand.