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Drawing, Design Development for "OH" Chair, for Umbra, Canada

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Karim Rashid and manufactured by Umbra. It is dated 1998 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is color photocopy and black fiber-tip pen on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Karim Rashid. It is credited Gift of Karim Rashid.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 31.8 x 21 cm (12 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Mark in black, at upper edge, center [0 with vertical and horizontal lines over it]

It is signed

Signed and dated in black in photocopy: Karim/Oct. 97'

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black, original second drawing: Umbra/Chair [underlined]; in fiber-tip pen in black: each chair numbered and incircled: 1 to 4; double-headed arrow between 3 and 4; verso, in fiber-tip pen in black, lower edge: 242 7536; photocopy sheet dated upper left: 11/19/98 5:11 P.M Page 9

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design Development for "OH" Chair, for Umbra, Canada; Designed by Karim Rashid (Canadian, b. Egypt, 1960); color photocopy and black fiber-tip pen on white wove paper; Sheet: 31.8 x 21 cm (12 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.); Gift of Karim Rashid; 2000-50-30

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