This object is currently on display in room 302. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color grey rosybrown dimgrey peru lightslategrey or see all the colors for this object.

This object is the first item in a set that contains 22 objects.

Object Timeline

1928

  • Work on this object began.

1929

  • Work on this object ended.

1982

  • We acquired this object.

2008

2017

  • You found it!

Book, Book of Carpet Designs, ca. 1928

This is a book. It was designed by Marion Dorn Kauffer and Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache on photostats on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Daren Pierce.

Its dimensions are

bound: 20.9 x 14.8 cm (8 1/4 x 5 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In pen and black ink on end paper: This book is the property / of Marion Dorn / designer / 49 Chiltern Court / Baker St. / London / Copyright of all designs / reserved to the / designer.

Cite this object as

Book, Book of Carpet Designs, ca. 1928; Designed by Marion Dorn Kauffer and Edward McKnight Kauffer; USA; brush and watercolor, gouache on photostats on wove paper; bound: 20.9 x 14.8 cm (8 1/4 x 5 13/16 in.); Gift of Daren Pierce; 1982-79-17

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18800231/ |title=Book, Book of Carpet Designs, ca. 1928 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 July 2017 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

If you would like to tell us more about an object or have found an error in an object record, please let us know!