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1930

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1931

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Drawing, Design for Textile: "Roselle"

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 light and dark brown gouache on graph 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

37.4 x 22.8 cm (14 3/4 x 9 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, on verso: #4 Roselle 134; in graphite, on verso: 38 [circled]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Textile: "Roselle"; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and light and dark brown gouache on graph paper; 37.4 x 22.8 cm (14 3/4 x 9 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-38

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