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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

33 x 37.1 cm (13 x 14 5/8 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: 3M; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1 1/2"—1'–0"; in graphite, lower right: METALLON #34; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 6343 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions; in graphite, perpendicular, lower right: Loose cushion

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Upholstered Armchair; Manufactured by Metallon; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33 x 37.1 cm (13 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-246

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