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Designer:
Donald Deskey, (American, 1894–1989)  Search this
Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Manufacturer:
Micarta, American, founded ca. 1910  Search this
Medium:
Photostat mounted on board
Type:
industrial design
Photostat
Object Name:
Photostat
Place:
USA
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1960
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Design for plastic laminate. All-over repeat pattern of alternating symbols: a many-armed asterisk with aperture at center and petaled cross (similar to Unicode “heavy sparkle” dingbat). These in white or light gray against black or dark gray ground.
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1992-14
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/kq40dde4f4c-e605-49f2-bffa-40b9253b9a43
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1992-14