American Decorative Arts
Designer: Ray Eames, American, 1912–1988
Manufacturer: Herman Miller, Inc., American, founded 1923
Designer: Charles Eames, American, 1907–1978

DKR Chair

ca. 1955 (designed in 1952)

Steel lattice wire shell and tubular steel base; gray naugahyde upholstery; nylon glides

31 1/4 × 18 3/4 × 22 3/8 in. (79.4 × 47.6 × 56.8 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1975.7
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in Zeeland, Michigan
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Sillman and McNair Associates, New Haven, Conn. Purchased (1955) as part of the original furnishings of Louis Kahn's addition to the Yale University Art Gallery.

Bibliography: 

Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 289, no. 276, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.