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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Sectional Seating, Modess Corporation, 500 Fifth Ave, New York, NY

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Modess. It is dated ca. 1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite and red 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

34.2 x 38.9 cm (13 7/16 x 15 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: NOTE:/ DIMENSIONS TO BE VARRIFIED ON JOB/ 500 - 5TH AVE - 34 FLOOR MODESS CORP. Inscribed dimensions, instructions, materials Inscribed in graphite circled at lower left: 9 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Sectional Seating, Modess Corporation, 500 Fifth Ave, New York, NY; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite and red color pencil on tracing paper; 34.2 x 38.9 cm (13 7/16 x 15 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-843

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