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1946

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1990

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DCM Side Chair, 1946

This is a side chair. It was co-designed by Charles Eames and Ray Eames and manufactured by Evans Products Company and made for Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1946 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is molded laminated plywood, bent tubular steel, metal, molded rubber. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Olive Emslie. It is credited Gift of Olive Emslie.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 74.5 x 49 x 51cm (29 5/16 x 19 5/16 x 20 1/16in.)

It has the following markings

Decal label under seat: "Manufactured by Evans Products Company, Molded Plywood Division, Herman Miller Furniture Company Sole Distributor, Designed by Charles Eames."

Cite this object as

DCM Side Chair, 1946; Co-Designer: Charles Eames (American, 1907–1978); USA; molded laminated plywood, bent tubular steel, metal, molded rubber; H x W x D: 74.5 x 49 x 51cm (29 5/16 x 19 5/16 x 20 1/16in.); Gift of Olive Emslie; 1990-112-1

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