Dorothy Tuckerman Draper
Dorothy Tuckerman Draper was active/lived in New York. Dorothy Draper is known for avant-garde public building interior design.
Biography Dorothy Tuckerman Draper
"Inside 1930s Designer Dorothy Draper's Riotously Colorful World," by Joanna Scutts, July 1, 2015, Curbed, Web
A century ago, your average Upper East Side society matron was not expected to do a great deal more with her day—or her life—than entertain other society matrons, support the odd artist or charity, and in a hands-off sort of way, raise a few heirs. Dorothy Tuckerman Draper was far from the average Upper East Side society matron. Tall, beautiful and unflaggingly confident, she set up her own interior design business in 1925 and a decade later was on her way to being the most famous decorator, if not the most famous businesswoman, in America.
Driven purely by her own idiosyncratic taste—she was famous for the di
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