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1966

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1967

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Blueprint, Assembly details for Knoll Dining Chair (STD #1725)

This is a Blueprint. It was designed by Warren Platner and manufactured by Knoll Textiles. It is dated 1966–1967 and we acquired it in 2019. Its medium is blueprint in blue ink on cream paper. It is a part of the department.

It is credited Gift of Andrew Van Styn from the estate of Don Magner.

Its dimensions are

84.5 × 136.5 cm (33 1/4 × 53 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Surrounding Half Plan, at left, notations to identify: Back cushion Fiberglass seat platform Wire neck ring Font edge wire Seat cushion Surrounding Half Front Elevation, at center, notations to identify: Scale: 26 ¼” O.A. [overall] width of Wire Frame Front edge wire .162 Dia. [diameter] (8 ga.) [gauge] Floor line Surrounding Section view, at right, notations to identify: Scale: 28 5/8 O.A. H.T. [overall height] of wire frame Extruded rubber edge cement to fiberglass Molded foam rubber cement to rubber edge & fiberglass Outer edge wired .162 dia. [diameter] (8 ga.) [gauge] 1/8 thk. [thick] fiberglass 2 pc. Fabric cover cement to rubber & fiberglass Back wire .162 dia. [diameter] (8 ga.) [gauge] Molded foam rubber seat cushion wrapped with dacron Velcro tape sen to bottom of cushion & top of platform 2 pcs 1 ½ x 8” .162 dia [diameter] (#8 ga.) [gauge] seat ring Fiberglass seat platform fabric cover cemented on Wire neck ring .207 dia. [diameter] (#5 ga.) [gauge] Vertical wires .142 dia. [diameter] 8 ½ ga.) [gauge] 114 req. [required] .162 dia. [diameter] (#8 ga.) [gauge] wire ring Extruded plastic glide Floor ring 1/8” x 5/16” flat wire Distance between wire ring and extruded plastic glide: 2” Surrounding Elevations views, inset, notations to identify: Scale: 1”—1’0” Front view dims across: 26 1/2" across Side view, floor to seat: 18 ¾” Side view, floor to armrest: 25 ½” Side view, height: 29” Side view, dims across: 22” Far right, in within a box: Reference drawings: #1087-480A Seat cushion #1087-480B Black rubber #1087-427 Glide detail #1087-474 Rubber Extrusion #1087-480D Wire rings Notes: 1. All wires – bright basic steel wire #C1008 2. All intersections resistance welded except neck ring as noted on dwg. [drawing] 3. Wire rings butt welded & ground smooth Revised shape of glide added reference dwgs. No. 1 by PC on 6-23-67 Job: Knoll STD #1725 Dining Chair Dwg.: Assemble details Knoll [in large, stylized letters] Knoll Assoc. Inc. 320 Park Ave. New York, 22 NY Scale: ES By: PC Checked: Date: 7-14-66 Job No.: 1087 Dwg. No.: 480

Cite this object as

Blueprint, Assembly details for Knoll Dining Chair (STD #1725); Designed by Warren Platner (American, 1919–2006); blueprint in blue ink on cream paper; 84.5 × 136.5 cm (33 1/4 × 53 3/4 in.); Gift of Andrew Van Styn from the estate of Don Magner; 2019-28-125

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