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1924

  • Work on this object began.

1944

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Bedroom Suite, ca. 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Estey Manufacturing Co.. It is dated ca. 1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is 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 Dr. Gail Davidson and Eleonore Kissel. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

40.5 x 52.5 cm (15 15/16 x 20 11/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: E-3 WALNUT BURL & WHITE HOLLY; at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY; [star] ESTEY/ 20TH CENTURY/FURNITURE

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bedroom Suite, ca. 1934; Manufactured by Estey Manufacturing Co. ; USA; graphite on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite; 40.5 x 52.5 cm (15 15/16 x 20 11/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-999

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