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1930

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1975

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Drawing, Design for Bathroom Mat with Sea Motif

This is a Drawing. It was 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 graphite, black and white pastel crayon, red and blue color pencil 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.

Its dimensions are

36 x 45.1 cm (14 3/16 x 17 3/4 in.) uneven edges Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite thorughout: color specs; in graphite, lower center: #2; in graphite, lower right: 9" [symbol for "round"]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bathroom Mat with Sea Motif; Drafted by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, black and white pastel crayon, red and blue color pencil on tracing paper; 36 x 45.1 cm (14 3/16 x 17 3/4 in.) uneven edges Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-50

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