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  • We acquired this object.

1936

  • Work on this object began.

2021

2022

  • You found it!

Card, Fortnum and Mason Invite You to Their Spring Exhibition of Furniture, Fabrics and Rugs

This is a Card. It was designed by E. McKnight Kauffer.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Victoria & Albert Museum as part of Underground Modernist: E. McKnight Kauffer.

It is dated 1936. Its medium is letterpress halftone and line block. It is a part of the department.

The department store Fortnum & Mason was a destination for modern design. The store hosted exhibitions that showcased fashionable furniture and fittings for the home, which were sold in its interior design department. Dorn produced 50 scarves for the retailer and Kauffer completed a range of marketing materials.

It is credited Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 13.3 × 18.3 cm (5 1/4 × 7 3/16 in.) Frame H x W x D: 30.4 × 41.9 × 4 cm (11 15/16 × 16 1/2 × 1 9/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Underground Modernist: E. McKnight Kauffer.

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