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  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Coffee Table

    This office table, in the collection of The Henry Ford, has a circular, dish shaped, top of molded plywood with ash veneer over it. Its base is made of four bent molded plywood tapered legs. [Source: ca. 1949 Herman Miller, Inc. Trade Catalog] This design of table was produced from 1947 through 1953. Production has since resumed in 1994. Price History: 1947: $ 18. 90 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 688) 1952: $ 28. 45 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 690)Herman Miller Tr…

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Lounge Chair

    This Molded Wood Chair, in the collection of the Oakland Museum of California, has a wood seat. The seat, backrest, frame, and legs are covered with walnut veneer over the molded plywoodThis product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Lounge Chair Product Number: LCW

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Coffee Table

    This Table, in the collection of Cranbrook Art Museum, is constructed of a molded walnut plywood top which sits on four legs of the same material. Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Coffee Table Product Number: CTW

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Lounge Chair

    This Molded Wood Chair, in the collection of the Oakland Museum of California, has a wood seat. The seat, backrest, frame, and legs are covered with walnut veneer over the molded plywood. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Lounge Chair Product Number: LCW

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Dining Chair

    This Molded Wood Chair, in the collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, has a wood seat. The seat, backrest, frame, and legs are red veneer over molded plywood. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller, Inc. became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Price History: 1947: $ 14. 25 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 688) 1952: $ 32. 30 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 690)Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Dining C…

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Dining Chair

    This Molded Wood Chair, in the collection of the San Fancisco Museum of Modern Art, has a wood seat. The seat, back, frame, and legs are red veneer over molded plywood. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller, Inc. became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Dining Chair Product Number: DCW

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Dining Chair

    This Molded Wood Chair, in the collection of the New Jersey Historical Society, has a wood seat. The seat, back, frame, and legs are ebonized veneer over molded plywood. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller, Inc. became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Price History: 1947: $ 14. 25 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 688) 1952: $ 32. 30 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 690)Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Dining Chair …

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Lounge Chair

    This Molded Wood Chair, in the collection of the Grand Rapids Art Museum, has a wood seat. The seat, backrest, frame, and legs are covered with birch veneer over the molded plywood. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Incorporating revolutionary principles in both design and construction, the molded plywood chairs designed by Charles Eames have been called "the most famous chairs in Amer…

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Coffee Table

    This office table, in the collection of the Dallas Museum of Art, has a circular, dish shaped, top of molded plywood with birch veneer over it. Its base is made of four squared, bent molded plywood tapered legs. [Source: ca. 1949 Herman Miller, Inc. Trade Catalog]This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Price History: 1947: $ 18. 90 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 688) 19…

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Coffee Table

    This office table, in the collection of the Public Museum of Grand Rapids, has a circular, dish shaped, top of molded plywood with birch veneer over it. Its base is made of four squared, bent molded plywood tapered legs. [Source: ca. 1949 Herman Miller, Inc. Trade Catalog]his product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Price History: 1947: $ 18. 90 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 688) …

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Dining Chair

    This Eames dining chair, in the collection of The Henry Ford, has a wood seat. The seat, backrest, frame, and legs are ash veneer over molded plywood. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller, Inc. became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Price History: 1947: $ 14. 25 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 688) 1952: $ 32. 30 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 690)Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Dining Chair Herman Miller Se…

  • Herman Miller Drop-Front Desk ~ W/O Legs ~ W Light

    This Drop Front Desk, in the collection of The Henry Ford, consists of an interior that is lined with formica and has two cork-lined drawers with three metal pulls. Inside is also an electrical cord powdering a fluorescent light. The exterior is made of walnut veneer and has a lock-key on the dexter side. This desk has no legs but could be used with the Nelson Platform bench as a base. Price History: 1950: $253. 00 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 689) 1952: 266. 10Herman …

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Dining Chair

    This Molded Wood Chair, in the collection of the Oakland Museum of California, has a wood seat. The seat, backrest, frame, and legs are covered with a red veneer over the molded plywood. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Dining Chair Product Number: DCW

  • Satin Jacquard Evening Dress with Diagonal Stripes, about 1947

    Satin evening dress with black-and-blue diagonal jacquard stripes. Bodice with wide neckline edged with aqua ribbon; ribbon covered with white lace interspersed with gold metallic thread patterns. Seams in bodice pulled. Elbow-length sleeves. Full-bias twelve-gore skirt edged with black box-pleated ruffle on inside of hem. Clothing label: ORIGINAL/CARRIE MUNN/NEW YORK. This garment was owned by Elizabeth Parke Firestone, daughter of Mr. Harvey Firestone of Detroit, Michigan.Elizabeth Parke Fires…

  • Ball Gown, 1951

    White silk satin gown with heavily beaded strapless bodice, belt, skirt, and petticoat. Scalloped neckline encrusted with pearls, blue rhinestones, silver tinsel. Bodice lined with cream silk georgette. Satin tie attached to skirt at waist. Garters attached to waist. Petticoat of white changeable taffetta with two wide bands of horse hair. Not certain if petticoat belongs with gown. Gown has been let out slightly at waist. Clothing label: BALENCIAGA/10 AVENUE GEORGE V/PARIS. Handwritten on tag s…

  • Evening Dress, 1950

    Dress and jacket of navy blue floral-embroidered net sewn onto flesh-colored silk chiffon attached to navy blue silk faille slip. Net has quilted effect made by tacking down net in area of embroidery, allowing remaining tulle to puff-up around edges. Dress is strapless, with small standing ruffle of net at bodice top. Separate waist-length jacket has navy tie around neckline, elbow length sleeves, and lining of navy blue silk organza. Clothing label: BALENCIAGA/10 AVENUE GEORGE V/PARIS. Handwrit…