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1924

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1988

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Drawing, Textile Design: Gallus

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Maria Likarz Strauss and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1924 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

17.8 × 6.4 cm (7 in. × 2 1/2 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 blue crayon, upper right: 65

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Gallus; Designed by Maria Likarz Strauss (Austrian, 1893–1971); Made for Wiener Werkstätte (Austria); Previously owned by Ignaz Dostal (Austrian, 1907 - 1995); brush and gouache on paper; 17.8 × 6.4 cm (7 in. × 2 1/2 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 40.6 cm (22 × 16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-450

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