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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:
graphic 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 featuring large vertical rectangular grid superimposed by rounded hourglass shapes in white. Lines are rough and speckled with black, and original was likely rendered in crayon or pastel. Ground is speckled black craquelure.
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1992-19
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/kq433eb2a7c-2fa6-49ab-a4e4-f6a66f181429
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1992-19