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Armchair

Armchair

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1930 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Singer, Franz, born 1896 - died 1954 (designer)
    Bauhaus (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Birch, ebonised and upholstered, tubular steel supports

  • Museum number:

    W.80-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ebonised wood with tubular steel supports. Upholstery - central panel of canvas embroidered in coloured wools in Gobelin stitch is probably French, late 1920s. Panel attached to woven fabric of recent date (late 50s).

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

ca. 1930 (made)

Artist/maker

Singer, Franz, born 1896 - died 1954 (designer)
Bauhaus (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Birch, ebonised and upholstered, tubular steel supports

Dimensions

Height: 44.5 cm, Height: 69 cm, Width: 56.8 cm, Width: 40.6 cm, Length: 44.1 cm, Length: 48.1 cm, Width: 47.9 cm, Height: 42.3 cm, Width: 3.6 cm, Width: 3.6 cm, Depth: 3.6 cm

Object history note

Purchased by the V&A from Ben Weinreb Ltd., in 1975.

Descriptive line

German 1920-25 des. Singer

Materials

Birch; Steel

Techniques

Upholstering; Ebonised

Categories

Furniture

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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