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1936

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1988

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Drawing, Design for Textile: "Squirting Grapefruit"

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is yellow-green, peach, and white 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

17.1 x 16.1 cm (6 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in white pastel, on verso: Squirting Grapefruit

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Textile: "Squirting Grapefruit"; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; yellow-green, peach, and white pastel on black wove paper; 17.1 x 16.1 cm (6 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1499

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