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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Textile Design: Floral Motif, Rust, ca. 1934

This is a Drawing. It was created by Donald Deskey and drafted by Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1934 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on off-white illustration board. 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

50.9 x 41.7 cm (20 1/16 x 16 7/16 in.) Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 18.5x15; in graphite, lower center: 19 1/4 / 25 1/8; in graphite, on verso: Deskey / 630 Fifth Ave

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Floral Motif, Rust, ca. 1934; Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on off-white illustration board; 50.9 x 41.7 cm (20 1/16 x 16 7/16 in.) Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-36

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