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1939

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Drawing, Designs for "Fashions of the Future," Vogue Vol. 93, Iss. 3 (February 1, 1939)

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Vogue Magazine. It is dated 1939 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is white, blue, tan 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

32.4 x 51.2 cm (12 3/4 x 20 3/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)

It is signed

Signed in white pastel, lower right: DONALD / DESKEY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pastel, lower left to right: #1 / Bandeau / Shorts / for chez elle / & sports || #2. Afternoon / tennis / motoring / shopping-[?]. / add-Parka / for Town || #3 / After- noon / ditto || #4 / Evening / Intime || #5 / Evening. || #6 / With / Parka / Sleeves / detachable || #7 / with / Parka with / Sleeves; in white pastel, lower right: DONALD DESKEY

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for "Fashions of the Future," Vogue Vol. 93, Iss. 3 (February 1, 1939); Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; white, blue, tan pastel on black wove paper; 32.4 x 51.2 cm (12 3/4 x 20 3/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-58

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