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What is this?

Pair of stylized green leaves, arranged within in a diamond-shaped yellowish background, formed by crossed diagonal black lines (on the yellow background). At left, the tip of green leaf suggests the pattern repeat.

This is a drawing from Austria. It is dated 1919 and we acquired it in 1988. Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds.

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Its medium is

brush and gouache, black ink, graphite on cream paper

Its dimensions are

17 x 26.8 cm (6 11/16 x 10 9/16in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in red ink in lower right of mount: WIENER/WERK/STÄTTE

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink on mount below drawing, lower right: Dessin Diomedes; in blue pencil on upper left of mount: 48. Traces of erased graphite inscription on lower right of mount: Dessin Diomedes.

This object was made for Wiener Werkstätte and designed by Dagobert Peche

This object was catalogued by Karin Zonis and fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund and purchased from Wolfgang Ruf

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