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1928

  • Work on this object began.

1932

  • Work on this object ended.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Carpet Design, 1928–32

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1928–32 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey and catalogued by Julia Pastor. 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, Carpet Design, 1928–32; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite; 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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