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1910

  • Work on this object began.

1917

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Textile Design: Distel (Thistle), 1910–17

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Mathilde Flögl and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1910–17 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

10 × 12.7 cm (3 15/16 in. × 5 in.) Mat: 45.1 × 31.8 cm (17 3/4 × 12 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, mid-sheet: Dessin: "Distel"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Distel (Thistle), 1910–17; Designed by Mathilde Flögl (Austrian, b. Czech Republic, 1893 - 1950); brush and gouache on paper; 10 × 12.7 cm (3 15/16 in. × 5 in.) Mat: 45.1 × 31.8 cm (17 3/4 × 12 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-92

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