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Drawing, Design for Bent Metal Side Chair

This is a drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite on white 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

21.6 × 35 cm (8 1/2 × 13 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: SCALE 1"=1'0"; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bent Metal Side Chair; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); graphite on white tracing paper; 21.6 × 35 cm (8 1/2 × 13 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1918

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