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Object Timeline

1910

  • Work on this object began.

1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2017

Drawing, Textile Design: Serpentin (Serpentine), 1910–15

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Josef Hoffmann and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1910–15 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.

This object was purchased from Wolfgang Ruf and fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund and catalogued by Michelle Jackson. It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds.

Its dimensions are

20.3 × 4.4 cm (8 in. × 1 3/4 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 40.6 cm (22 × 16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: SERPENTIN

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Serpentin (Serpentine), 1910–15; Designed by Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, b. Moravia, 1870–1956); brush and gouache on paper; 20.3 × 4.4 cm (8 in. × 1 3/4 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 40.6 cm (22 × 16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-255

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