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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1940

  • Work on this object began.

2018

2019

  • You found it!

Magazine, The Architectural Forum, 1940

This is a Magazine. It is dated 1940.

Mergentime’s work was included in many newspapers and magazines across the United States, and she was one of the few women featured in Architectural Forum Design Decade. In the magazine’s Home section were her designs for glass cookware and tableware, photos of a Spencerian horse plate, and table mats with matching napkins. Although her sleek and modern Central Park West apartment by avant-garde designer, Frederick Kiesler, was not featured among the other modernist interiors, the sideboard he designed for her apartment appeared prominently in the magazine.

It is credited Courtesy of Mergentime Family Archive.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 30.5 × 22.9 × 2.5 cm (12 × 9 × 1 in.)

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/2318793690/ |title=Magazine, The Architectural Forum, 1940 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 February 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>