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1950

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1959

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Drawing, Textile Design: Abstract Design in Pink and Black, 1950s

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Angelo Testa. It is dated 1950s and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is brush and pink watercolor, pen and black ink on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by General Acquisitions Endowment. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Zig-Zag Chair, ca. 1934
  • joined and painted elm.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1994-60-1

Its dimensions are

47.7 x 63 cm (18 3/4 x 24 13/16 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, up-side down, upper right corner, verso: Lot 57 / 2/4

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Abstract Design in Pink and Black, 1950s; Designed by Angelo Testa (American, 1921–1984); brush and pink watercolor, pen and black ink on cream paper; 47.7 x 63 cm (18 3/4 x 24 13/16 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 2001-11-1

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