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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Korb-Pettit Wire Fabrics and Iron Works, Incorporated, American
Architect: Louis I. Kahn, American, born Estonia, 1901–1974, D.F.A. (HON.) 1965

Stair guard panel

ca. 1953

Stainless steel wire

25 × 90 × 1 in. (63.5 × 228.601 × 2.54 cm)
Gift of Harriet G. Salmon, M.F.A. 2006
2007.92.1
Geography: 
Made in France
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
French
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Provenance: 

Installed in Yale University Art Gallery during 1951-1953 construction; removed in 2006; salvaged by Harriet G. Salmon 2006; donated to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. April 2007.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 203.

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