International Decorative Art

Dormitory Chair

Dormitory Chair

Design Date 1938

Designer Marcel Breuer (1902–1981, American, b. Hungary)

Media solid birch and birch plywood

Dimensions 33 1/4 x 18 1/8 x 19 inches

The chair is part of a furniture suite designed by Breuer, along with a desk, dresser and book shelf, that was used to furnish Rhoads Hall Dormitory at Bryn Mawr College, Philadelphia.

ON VIEW in Bauhaus Gallery 5

Markings Stenciled "RHOADS" under seat

Credit Line Collection Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

Accession Number 2004.1954