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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1931

  • Work on this object ended.

1989

  • We acquired this object.

2012

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Textile (USA), 1930–31

This is a Textile. It was designed by Donald Deskey. It is dated 1930–31 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is linen and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through bequest of Ida C. McNeil in memory of Lincoln C. McNeil and Catherine McNeil.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 236.9 x 124.5 cm (93 1/4 x 49 in.) Repeat: 60 x 30.5 cm (23 5/8 x 12 in.)

It is inscribed

Design by Donald Deskey and indecipherable pattern title, and Printed in U.S. (printed in selvedges)

Cite this object as

Textile (USA), 1930–31; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); linen; H x W: 236.9 x 124.5 cm (93 1/4 x 49 in.) Repeat: 60 x 30.5 cm (23 5/8 x 12 in.); Museum purchase through bequest of Ida C. McNeil in memory of Lincoln C. McNeil and Catherine McNeil; 1989-86-1

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