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Drawing, Design for Textile: "Finger Print"

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is blue pastel, brush and white gouache on black wove paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

14.8 x 14.2 cm (5 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in white pastel, verso: "Finger Print" / #22

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Textile: "Finger Print"; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; blue pastel, brush and white gouache on black wove paper ; 14.8 x 14.2 cm (5 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-19

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