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"Paimio" lounge chair, model no. 41


Alvar Aalto



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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"Paimio" lounge chair, model no. 41: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Laminated birch, bent plywood
Size: 26 x 23 3/4 x 35in. (66 x 60.3 x 88.9cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Finland
Culture: Europe, Finland
Style: 20th century, Art Deco
Inscriptions: Marks, Stamp 'New Furniture, Corporated', obscured number, 'Rockefeller Plaza, New York City N.Y', stamped on back of seat
Physical Description: Original finish, on seat and back of moulded and laminated plywood with laminated birch sides bent into a closed form; model no.41
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota
Accession Number: 98.276.155
Artist: Alvar Aalto, Finnish, 1898-1976
Role: Designer
Nationality: Finnish
Life Dates: Finnish, 1898-1976
Added to Site: February 28, 2009