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1969

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1991

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UP 3 Chair, 1969

This is a chair. It was designed by Gaetano Pesce and produced by Cassina and Busnelli Italia (C & B). It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is polyurethane foam, fabric. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of Frederick N. Babbish. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Frederick N. Babbish.

  • Up 1 Chair, 1969
  • molded polyurethane foam, stretch fabric upholstery.
  • Gift of the Estate of Frederick N. Babbish.
  • 1991-94-5

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Its dimensions are

H x Diam: 69 x 102 cm (27 3/16 x 40 3/16 in. )

Cite this object as

UP 3 Chair, 1969; Designed by Gaetano Pesce (Italian, b. 1939); Italy; polyurethane foam, fabric; H x Diam: 69 x 102 cm (27 3/16 x 40 3/16 in. ); Gift of the Estate of Frederick N. Babbish; 1991-94-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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