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What is this?

Wide, diamond-shaped form with deep seat, covered in dark gray wool; back of chair a chromed steel grid on geometric base composed of bent steel frame forming vertical and horizontal supports and runners.

This is a chair from United States. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1990. Gift of Knoll International. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

chrome-plated tubular steel, wool upholstery

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 69 x 112.5 x 71 cm (27 3/16 x 44 5/16 x 27 15/16in.)

Knoll Textiles was the donor and the manufacturer and Harry Bertoia was the designer of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18634185/ |title=Chair, ""Diamond"", 1952 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=16 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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