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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, 1930–1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Widdicomb Furniture Company. It is dated 1930–1935 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

28.7 x 36.4 cm (11 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red color pencil at upper right: W-B-1 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: A; /in graphite: CHEST Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, 1930–1935; Manufactured by Widdicomb Furniture Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 28.7 x 36.4 cm (11 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-633

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