Rare U.S.S. Akron Goodyear Zeppelin Cushion in Art Deco Style

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These are difficult to source, especially in this condition.

Very vibrant colors on original oil - cloth fabric.
Relatively minor losses for an unrestored version of these, most wear to bottom black. Scattered wear, craquelure throughout. Original stitching.
If you have the Bourke-White duralumin framed photo, or collect Aviation History, this is a desirable piece to have.

The Akron operated between 1931-1933, having tragically crashed at sea in April 1933. She was the world's first purpose-built flying aircraft carrier, and helium filled. The origin of this cushion in unknown.

Details

  • Period
    1930-1939
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
    Dimensions
    2 in. H
    5 cm H
  • Diameter
    17
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    f94521507312796063fs
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2012

Typical response time: 1 hour

Located in Dallas, TX

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