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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1931

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Textile: Cubist Forms in Rectangles

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on illustration board. 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

76.7 x 54.9 cm (30 3/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in red ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY [torn]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: 296 [possibly torn]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Textile: Cubist Forms in Rectangles; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; brush and gouache, graphite on illustration board; 76.7 x 54.9 cm (30 3/16 x 21 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1488

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