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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 Chest of Drawers

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, orange color pencil 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

29.7 x 37.1 cm (11 11/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Small stamp in red ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions, instructions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, orange color pencil on tracing paper; 29.7 x 37.1 cm (11 11/16 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-612

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