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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Drawing, Design for Bed and Night Tables

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1943 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, green color pencil on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

(irregular): 27.6 × 38 cm (10 7/8 × 14 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Later stamp in black ink, center right: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: HEAD BOARD NIGHT TABLE 8376 / Bed. 8377; in graphite: dimensions, components

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bed and Night Tables; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, green color pencil on tracing paper; (irregular): 27.6 × 38 cm (10 7/8 × 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1838

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