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1916

  • Work on this object began.

1919

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Textile Design: Quadern (Ashlars), 1916–19

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Valerie Wieselthier and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1916–19 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds.

Its dimensions are

5.2 x 19.8 cm (2 1/16 x 7 13/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamped in red ink, lower right: WIENER / WERK / STÄTTE

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink on mat, lower right: Dessin: "Qiaderm"; in blue crayon, upper right: 15

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Quadern (Ashlars), 1916–19; Designed by Valerie Wieselthier (Austrian, 1895–1945); brush and gouache on paper; 5.2 x 19.8 cm (2 1/16 x 7 13/16 in. ); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-1311

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Glass of the Avant-Garde: From Vienna Secession to Bauhaus.

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