Drawing, Design for "Highlight / Pinch" Flatware, for John Hull Cutlers Corporation
This is a Drawing. It was designed by Russel Wright and manufactured by John Hull Cutlers Corporation. It is dated February 20, 1948 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is brush and green, white gouache, black ink, wash, black chalk, graphite on chartreuse paper mounted on board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Russel Wright.
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Its dimensions are
53.1 x 48.2 cm (20 7/8 x 19 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamps: White adhesive label printed in black ink on verso: THIS DESIGN HAS BEEN PRESENTED TO ME/BY RUSSEL WRIGHT AND ASSOCIATES/ON________/THIS DESIGN HAS BEEN REJECTED ( )/THIS DESIGN HAS BEEN ACCEPTED, PURSUANT/TO AGREEMENT DATED______/FOR SAMPLE MAKING, WITH INTENTION TO PRODUCE./______/BY________; [see inscription] \.
It is signed
Signed in black chalk, lower right: Russel Wright.
It is inscribed
Inscribed in pen and black ink on adhesive stamp on verso: February 20, 1948. Printed in black ink on verso: MAC-ART/Illustration Board/20x30/22x30/30x40/Single or Double Thick/Lewis Artists' Materials/47 West 48 St/New York, N. Y./TEL./VA 6-1820.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for "Highlight / Pinch" Flatware, for John Hull Cutlers Corporation; Designed by Russel Wright ((American, 1904–1976)); USA; brush and green, white gouache, black ink, wash, black chalk, graphite on chartreuse paper mounted on board; 53.1 x 48.2 cm (20 7/8 x 19 in.) ; Gift of Russel Wright; 1976-15-9
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.