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1943

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Pernilla Lounge Chair, Ottoman And Cushion, 1943

This is a Lounge chair, ottoman and cushion. It was designed by Bruno Mathsson, Elsa Gullberg and Arthur Percy. It is dated 1943 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is bent birch, webbing (bast), woven cotton. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Dr. David V. Becker. It is credited Gift of Dr. David V. Becker.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D (chair): 92.1 × 64.8 × 99.1 cm (36 1/4 in. × 25 1/2 in. × 39 in.) H x W x D (ottoman): 41.9 × 50.8 × 65.4 cm (16 1/2 in. × 20 in. × 25 3/4 in.) H x W x D (cushion): 13 × 53.5 × 25.6 cm (5 1/8 × 21 1/16 × 10 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pernilla Lounge Chair, Ottoman And Cushion, 1943; Designed by Bruno Mathsson, Elsa Gullberg and Arthur Percy; Sweden; bent birch, webbing (bast), woven cotton; H x W x D (chair): 92.1 × 64.8 × 99.1 cm (36 1/4 in. × 25 1/2 in. × 39 in.) H x W x D (ottoman): 41.9 × 50.8 × 65.4 cm (16 1/2 in. × 20 in. × 25 3/4 in.) H x W x D (cushion): 13 × 53.5 × 25.6 cm (5 1/8 × 21 1/16 × 10 1/16 in.); Gift of Dr. David V. Becker; 1992-177-1-a/c

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