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1927

  • Work on this object began.

1928

  • Work on this object ended.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Saks Fifth Avenue Advertising Brochure Cover

This is a Drawing. It was created by Donald Deskey and drafted by Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. We acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and black ink, stencilled, graphite on buff wove paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled A Window Into the 1920s.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey.

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Drawing, Design for Saks Fifth Avenue Advertising Brochure Cover; Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and black ink, stencilled, graphite on buff wove paper ; 1975-11-64

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