Rubik's Cube

Artist:Erno RubikIdeal Toy Company

Medium: Plastic

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Dates:designed 1974

Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (8.3 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm)


Accession Number: 2015.98

Catalogue Description:
Small cube-shaped articulated puzzle toy; composed of twenty-seven individual cubes connected by an internal pivot mechanism and decorated with applied vinyl patches in red, orange, yellow, green, blue and white. Each face of the toy designed to be twisted and turned to rearranged the individual components; the goal of the toy is to arrange the small cubes so each of the toy’s surfaces show only a single color.

Brooklyn Museum