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Drawing, Design for Upholstered Armchair

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Metallon. It is dated 1934–1935 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

32.9 x 38.6 cm (12 15/16 x 15 3/16 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: 3 [circled] M; in graphite, lower left: Revise [underlined], loose cushions; in graphite, lower center: METALLON #35; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1 1/2"—1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 1699; in graphite, lower right: # / 6195 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Upholstered Armchair; Manufactured by Metallon; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 32.9 x 38.6 cm (12 15/16 x 15 3/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-230

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