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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Drawer Pull, 1934–1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

33.4 x 38 cm (13 1/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: FULL SIZE; in graphite, lower right: 6309 [encircled]; in graphite, lower left: 12 [encircled]; in graphite: object dimensions, materials

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Drawer Pull, 1934–1935; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 33.4 x 38 cm (13 1/8 x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-127

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