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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Vanity

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Widdicomb Furniture Company. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite 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

29.8 x 37.4 cm (11 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Small stamp in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57th STREET NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red color pencil at upper right margin: W.-B-53 Inscribed in graphite circled at lower left: 2 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Vanity; Manufactured by Widdicomb Furniture Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 29.8 x 37.4 cm (11 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1422

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