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Drawing, Wallpaper Design: China Display on Shelf, 1950–70

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Tommi Parzinger. It is dated 1950–70 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is brush and light blue, grey, and white gouache, graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Donald Cameron.

Its dimensions are

51.9 × 65.9 cm (20 7/16 × 25 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red crayon, verso, lower right: Tommi Parzinger / 220 East 57th St. / N.Y.C. / Design # 123

Cite this object as

Drawing, Wallpaper Design: China Display on Shelf, 1950–70; Designed by Tommi Parzinger (American, b. Germany, 1903–1981); brush and light blue, grey, and white gouache, graphite on cream paper; 51.9 × 65.9 cm (20 7/16 × 25 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Cameron; 1998-19-136

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