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1926

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1936

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1975

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Drawing, Design for Foil Wallcovering or Paper for Screen

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1931 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and gouache on gold foil backed by 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

49.4 x 59.8 cm (19 7/16 x 23 9/16 in.) A Sheet: 49.3 x 20

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Foil Wallcovering or Paper for Screen; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and gouache on gold foil backed by wove paper; 49.4 x 59.8 cm (19 7/16 x 23 9/16 in.) A Sheet: 49.3 x 20; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-76-1

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