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1910

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1912

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Drawing, Textile Design: Wasserorgel (Water Organ), 1910–12

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Carl Otto Czeschka and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1910–12 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache on white wove 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

20 x 6.2 cm (7 7/8 x 2 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: WASSERORGEL; in blue crayon, upper right: 331

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Wasserorgel (Water Organ), 1910–12; Designed by Carl Otto Czeschka (Austrian, 1878 - 1960); Austria; brush and gouache on white wove paper; 20 x 6.2 cm (7 7/8 x 2 7/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-59

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