Leg splint

1943–45
Designed by Charles Eames (American, 1907–1978), and Ray Eames (American, 1912–1988), Manufactured by Evans Products Company (Molded Plywood Division) (active 1943–1946)


Object Place: Venice, California

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 19.7 x 106.7 cm (4 1/8 x 7 3/4 x 42 in.)

Accession Number

2008.82

Medium or Technique

Molded plywood in original paper packaging

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Provenance

Mid-1980s, discovered in an old Army warehouse by Normand Mainville, owner of Machine Age gallery, Boston, MA; 2008, purchased for the MFA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Miklos Toth, M.D. and anonymous gift in honor of E. William Davis, M.D.

Copyright

Used with permission. Herman Miller, Inc.® Eames®