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Drawing, Carpet Design: International Casino, 1530 Broadway, New York, NY

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Thomas W. Lamb and manufactured by Thomas L. Leedom Company and Mohawk Carpet Mills and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) International Casino. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and yellow and orange gouache, white pastel 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

24.4 x 17.8 cm (9 5/8 x 7 in. )

It has the following markings

On secondary support, recto: stamp in black ink, lower left: THOMAS L. LEEDOM CO. / 295 FIFTH AVE. / NEW YORK, N.Y. On secondary support, verso: stamp in black ink, center: RETURN TO / M[OHAWK CARPET] MILLS / [295 FIFTH] AVENUE / NEW YORK, N.Y.; stamp in black ink, center left: [upside down] DEVOE & RAYN [...] / "PARAM[...] / ILLUSTRATO[...] / For water color and [...] / and white work fo[...]

It is inscribed

On secondary support, recto: inscribed in graphite, upper center: 221-652; in blue ballpoint pen, lower left: 1/4 scale; in graphite, lower left: Ground Dk Brown as in sketch 5950 / use light Gray in Sketch in place of Yellow/Orange as is.; in graphite, lower right: 8 1/2; in graphite, lower center: see N.Y.O. letter 7/13/37; in graphite, lower right: calculations On secondary support, verso: miscellaneous notes and rough pattern sketches On envelope, recto: in graphite, upper right: INT. CAS. / CARPET DESIGN. 546

Cite this object as

Drawing, Carpet Design: International Casino, 1530 Broadway, New York, NY; Architect: Thomas W. Lamb (1871 – 1942); USA; brush and yellow and orange gouache, white pastel on black wove paper; 24.4 x 17.8 cm (9 5/8 x 7 in. ); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-300

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