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Drawing, Design for Carpet, ca. 1930

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Ilonka Karasz and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and gouache, 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

21.1 × 12.6 cm (8 5/16 × 4 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, verso: Karasz

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Carpet, ca. 1930; Designed by Ilonka Karasz (American, b. Hungary, 1896–1981); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on tracing paper; 21.1 × 12.6 cm (8 5/16 × 4 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-71

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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