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1923

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1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Textile Design: Lymphe

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Heddi Hirsch and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1923 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

19.7 × 5.1 cm (7 3/4 in. × 2 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 40.6 cm (22 × 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, upper left: "LIMPHE" [sic]; in blue crayon, upper right: 17

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Lymphe; Designed by Heddi Hirsch; Made for Wiener Werkstätte (Austria); Previously owned by Ignaz Dostal (Austrian, 1907 - 1995); brush and gouache on paper; 19.7 × 5.1 cm (7 3/4 in. × 2 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 40.6 cm (22 × 16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-178

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