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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Armchair (USA), ca. 1950

This is a Armchair. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is plywood,enameled steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 74 x 49 x 56 cm (29 1/8 x 19 5/16 x 22 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Armchair (USA), ca. 1950; plywood,enameled steel; Overall: 74 x 49 x 56 cm (29 1/8 x 19 5/16 x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-12

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