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1925

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1933

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1975

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Drawing, Design for House of Worth Advertisement

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) House of Worth. It is dated ca. 1929 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and white, gray and black gouache, graphite 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

32.9 x 25.9 cm (12 15/16 x 10 3/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for House of Worth Advertisement; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and white, gray and black gouache, graphite on black wove paper; 32.9 x 25.9 cm (12 15/16 x 10 3/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-62

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