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1929

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1943

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Cantilevered Armchair

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red crayon 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

26.3 × 33.6 cm (10 3/8 × 13 1/4 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1 1/2"—1'–0"; in graphite, lower right: STOCK. [circled]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Cantilevered Armchair; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); graphite, red crayon on tracing paper; 26.3 × 33.6 cm (10 3/8 × 13 1/4 in.), irregular; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1913

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