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Drawing, Design for Upholstered Daybed, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, 46 Washington Mews, New York, NY, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) George C. Rand and Eleanor Hutton Rand. It is dated 1934 and we acquired it in 1988. 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

27.3 × 31.8 cm (10 3/4 × 12 1/2 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 left: POL. CHROME BASE; in grahpite, lower center: OK.; in graphite, lower right: cord / Brown Satin; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"; in graphite, lower right: 7888 [circled]; in graphite, lower right: RAND; in graphite: dimensions, views, materials

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Upholstered Daybed, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, 46 Washington Mews, New York, NY, 1934; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); graphite on tracing paper; 27.3 × 31.8 cm (10 3/4 × 12 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1911

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