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Drawing, Table and Chair for Mrs. Allen's Boudoir, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Frank Lloyd Wright and made for (as the client) Henry J. Allen and Elsie J. Nuzman (Mrs. Henry J.) Allen. It is dated 1917 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is graphite, color pencil on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds.

Its dimensions are

36.9 x 44.9cm (14 1/2 x 17 11/16in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite between two ruled lines, above with red square, left: FURNITURE DETAIL. HENRY J. ALLEN . RESIDENCE. FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT. ARCHITECT10; center: # 13/ ELEVATIONS OF TABLE/ OK. ELEVATIONS OF CHAIR/ #14/ 2 of these/ PLAN OF TABLE/ PLAN OF CHAIR; Bench for Dress table/taken from chair. /1 of these OK; lower right: TABLE AND CHAIR FOR MRS. ALLEN'S BOUDOIR. SCALE 3/4" = 1'0"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Table and Chair for Mrs. Allen's Boudoir, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas; Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959); USA; graphite, color pencil on cream tracing paper; 36.9 x 44.9cm (14 1/2 x 17 11/16in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds; 1983-1-6

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