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1944

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1969

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Child's Chair (USA), 1944

This is a Child's chair. It was designed by Ray Kaiser Eames and distributed by Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1944 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is molded laminated birch plywood, brown stain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. R. Wallace Bowman.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 36.8 × 27 × 36.2 cm (14 1/2 × 10 5/8 × 14 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Child's Chair (USA), 1944; Designed by Ray Kaiser Eames (American, 1912–1988); molded laminated birch plywood, brown stain; H x W x D: 36.8 × 27 × 36.2 cm (14 1/2 × 10 5/8 × 14 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. R. Wallace Bowman; 1969-117-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Pixar: The Design of Story.

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