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What is this?

Z-form chair constructed of wide planks; rough construction painted white.

This is a chair from Netherlands. It is dated ca. 1934 and we acquired it in 1994. Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

This image is on display This object is currently on display in room 105 as part of Making Design.

Its medium is

joined and painted elm

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 73.8 x 36.8 x 42.5 cm (29 1/16 x 14 7/16 x 16 3/4 in.)

This object was designed by Gerrit Rietveld

This object was fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund and purchased from Barry Friedman Ltd. and catalogued by Cynthia Trope

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This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Zig-Zag Chair, ca. 1934 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 May 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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