Bernard William Hanning, Vernon Pascoe. 3-in-1 Inflatable Kite / Splint / Body Warmer. c. 1990

Bernard William Hanning, Vernon Pascoe 3-in-1 Inflatable Kite / Splint / Body Warmer c. 1990

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Developed by Brooklyn-based Crye Precision in cooperation with the US Army Natick Soldier Center, this camouflage—which exploits optical illusions and high-resolution digital fades from one color to another—comes in one standardized pattern and colorway that is suitable for use anywhere, whether desert, mountain, or jungle. The MultiCam's base color is more neutral than a desert or woodland, and the pattern itself is subtle enough to reflect the shades of any surrounding area, thus allowing it to be adaptable to multiple environments, seasons, elevations, and light conditions.

Gallery label from Born out of Necessity, March 2, 2012–January 28, 2013.
Manufacturer
Skystreme UK, Ltd.
Medium
Mylar
Dimensions
23' 11" x 29' 6 1/2" (729 x 900 cm) unfolded; 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/8" (12 x 9 x 3 cm) folded
Credit
Gift of Skystreme UK, Ltd.
Object number
109.2006
Department
Architecture and Design

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