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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1931

  • Work on this object ended.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Rug Design: Abstract Geometric Forms

This is a drawing. It was created by Donald Deskey and designed by Donald Deskey. It is dated 1930–31 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on gray 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

24.8 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower left: D

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: D; in graphite, upper right: X; in graphite, center left: (X); in graphite, center of verso: 6x9 [crossed out] / 3'x4 1/2' / 13 1/3 [symbol for square]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Rug Design: Abstract Geometric Forms; Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on gray wove paper; 24.8 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-45

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