Lounge Chair, Model 654W
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
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Jens Risom (American, born Denmark, 1916). 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
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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.
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