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Drawing, Designs for Folding Desk, for Classicon, 1998

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Karim Rashid and manufactured by Classicon. It is dated 1998 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is rollerball pen and black ink on three joined sheets of white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Karim Rashid. It is credited Gift of Karim Rashid.

Its dimensions are

25.4 x 48.9 cm (10 x 19 1/4 in. )

It is signed

Signed in rollerball pen in black ink, center sheet, lower half: Karim

It is inscribed

Inscribed in rollerball pen in black ink, left sheet, upper half: [arrow pointing down to left] wire management ["man" underlined]; lower half: [three arrows to right pointing up to right and down] soft santoplene ["santoplene" underlined]; center sheet: [two arrows pointing up and down] soft insert ["in" underlined]/for Classicon ["Classicon" underlined]; right sheet, center: desks./Classicon [underlined]; upper half: *

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for Folding Desk, for Classicon, 1998; Designed by Karim Rashid (Canadian, b. Egypt, 1960); Canada; rollerball pen and black ink on three joined sheets of white paper; 25.4 x 48.9 cm (10 x 19 1/4 in. ); Gift of Karim Rashid; 2000-50-28

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