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Drawing, Design for Blue Bathroom Mat with Sea Motif, ca. 1930

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and drafted by Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and blue, white, black and pink gouache, graphite on gray paperboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey and catalogued by Rachel Hunnicutt. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

25.9 x 25.8 cm (10 3/16 x 10 3/16 in. )

It is signed

Signed in white pastel crayon, lower center: DESKEY

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Blue Bathroom Mat with Sea Motif, ca. 1930; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and blue, white, black and pink gouache, graphite on gray paperboard; 25.9 x 25.8 cm (10 3/16 x 10 3/16 in. ); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-49

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