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What is this?

Pattern in browns, terra cotta, and navy blue of violins and wine glasses in diagonal rows so that one row of violins (their necks facing away from each other) interchages with alternating wine glass, violin, wine glass, violin.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1932 and we acquired it in 1975. Gift of Donald Deskey. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

brush and brown, grey and black gouache, graphite on cream illustration board, lined

Its dimensions are

29.7 x 35.1 cm (11 11/16 x 13 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed (sideways) in graphite, along left edge,verso (by later hand): Ruth Reeves

This object was designed by Ruth Reeves and attributed to Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey

This object was catalogued by Stacey Leonard , Eleonore Kissel and Dr. Gail Davidson and donated by Donald Deskey

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18486705/ |title=Drawing, "Radio City Music Hall: Carpet Design: Still Life with Violins and Wine Glasses", 1932 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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