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Design for Carpet: Guitars and Cocktail Glasses for Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY

Catalog Data

Office of:
Donald Deskey, (American, 1894–1989)  Search this
Attributed to:
Donald Deskey, (American, 1894–1989)  Search this
After:
Ruth Reeves, American, 1892–1966  Search this
Client:
Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Medium:
Brush and brown, tan and blue gouache, graphite on cream illustration board, lined
Dimensions:
20.6 x 27.8 cm (8 1/8 x 10 15/16 in.)
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.)
Type:
interiors
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1932
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Design for carpet for with all-over pattern of cubist guitars and cocktail glasses. Stylized guitars and cocktail glasses play across brown ground in hues of terra cotta, light and dark blue, brown and pink. Objects placed on diagonal axis with guitars forming diamond shape around cocktail glasses and punctuated by mottled dots throughout
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1975-11-43
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4409cb8ec-c15e-4b7e-8ae9-9f603e130b7b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1975-11-43