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Margaret De Patta

Also Known as: Margaret Strong De Patta

Born:
Tacoma, Washington 1903

Died:
Oakland, California 1964

Luce Artist Biography

One of the key figures in the studio jewelry movement, Margaret De Patta firmly believed in the Bauhaus ideal of good design in everyday living. Her belief that every citizen should enjoy beautiful, well-engineered things led De Patta to produce low-priced pieces based on easily repeated patterns.