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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 Upholstered Armchair, 1929–1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Metallon. 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

34 x 37.9 cm (13 3/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink at lower left: Donald Deskey / 145 West 57th Street / New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: 3[circled] G-P [crossed out] / M; in graphite, lower left: Revise; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1 1/2"—1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right:6168 [circled]; in graphite, lower right: Metallon #33; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Upholstered Armchair, 1929–1934; Manufactured by Metallon ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34 x 37.9 cm (13 3/8 x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-228

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