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Drawing, Design for Vik-ter Chair, 1991

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1991 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Dakota Jackson's "vik-ter" chair is the result of the desire to produce an elegant looking chair that can be stacked, that is comfortable, and that can be produced and sold at a moderate cost. Its wooden seat and back are padded with flexible rubber connectors at their joinings to the metal frame. Robotic technology is used in the manufacturing process to reduce costs.

It is credited Gift of Dakota Jackson.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26.7 × 22.6 cm (10 1/2 × 8 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at upper right: C8; at lower left: SPLAYED; at lower right: VIK TER/JULY 29, 1991

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Vik-ter Chair, 1991; USA; graphite on tracing paper; H x W: 26.7 × 22.6 cm (10 1/2 × 8 7/8 in.); Gift of Dakota Jackson; 1992-58-38

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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