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1932

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Stools, Metal, Wood, Upholstered

This is a drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Radio City Music Hall. It is dated 1932 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

31.1 x 30.6 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at center: DRESSING TABLE STOOLS./ROOM 207/THEATER # 8 - 10 Inscribed in graphite at lower center: No P wanted Inscribed in graphite circled at lower right: 9 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: 160 Inscribed in graphite at lower margin, left: 11 Inscribed dimensions, instructions, materials Inscribed dimensions, materials, instructions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stools, Metal, Wood, Upholstered; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, orange color pencil on tracing paper; 31.1 x 30.6 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-995

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