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Design for Convair 880 Airplane Club Area

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Horizontal rectangle. Design for airplane club area interior showing three groups of seats, two rows of two facing towards each other, each with a white shell upon a wood-veneered base with white and red chevron upholstery. Gray carpet shown underneath chairs, with gray striped carpet in foreground. A wooden panel behind the chairs in background divides the area from the rest of the plane. Five airplane windows visible with shades open, overhead compartment above, each group of chairs with a separate console and air vent.
Designer
Dorothy Draper, American, 1889–1969
Office of
Dorothy Draper & Co., Inc., New York, New York, USA
Client
General Dynamics Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
Date
1957
Credit Line
Gift of Carleton Varney and Richard Hunnings
Medium
Airbrushed gouache, brush and gold paint, graphite on illustration board
Type
interiors
Object Name
Drawing
Type
Drawing
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Accession Number
1977-106-1
made in
New York, NY, USA