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Drawing, Design for Textile: Interlocking Waves

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. 1930 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and two hues of blue gouache, graphite on tracing 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.

  • Spring Steel Series Necklace
  • stainless steel, cold connections.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-24

Its dimensions are

32 x 38.5 cm (12 5/8 x 15 3/16 in.) loss, right margin Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, on verso: 21 [circled]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Textile: Interlocking Waves; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and two hues of blue gouache, graphite on tracing paper; 32 x 38.5 cm (12 5/8 x 15 3/16 in.) loss, right margin Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-22

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