Lounge Chair, Model 654W
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Birch, cotton webbing
Designed 1941; Manufactured ca. 1946
29 3/4 x 19 7/8 x 28 in. (75.6 x 50.5 x 71.1 cm) (show scale)
Rectangular paper label glued to top of rear leg stretcher: "KNOLL ASSOCIATES INC. [black on red] / 601 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK 22. N.Y. [black on white]"
Gift of the artist
Natural-colored birch armless lounge chair with interwoven strips of brown webbing for seat and back. In elevation: curving, continuous L-shaped back and seat (made of two pieces on each side), supported by four tapering legs that are taller at the front than at the rear. Model 654W.
Jens Risom (American, born Denmark, 1916-2016). Lounge Chair, Model 654W, Designed 1941; Manufactured ca. 1946. Birch, cotton webbing, 29 3/4 x 19 7/8 x 28 in. (75.6 x 50.5 x 71.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the artist, 58.121. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 58.121_front_bw_IMLS.jpg)
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