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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1998

  • We acquired this object.

2020

  • You found it!

Textile, 1930–39

This is a Textile. It was designed by Donald Deskey. It is dated 1930–39 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is linen and its technique is plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Stephen Deskey.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 235.6 x 129.5 cm (7 ft. 8 3/4 in. x 51 in.)

It has the following markings

Attached paper label, "Produced by Robert McBratney, Designed by Donald Deskey." Second attached paper label, "Donald Deskey Theatre 10 Room 107."

Cite this object as

Textile, 1930–39; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); linen; H x W: 235.6 x 129.5 cm (7 ft. 8 3/4 in. x 51 in.); Gift of Stephen Deskey; 1998-5-5

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