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1924

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1988

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Drawing, Textile Design: Florentina, 1924

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Mathilde Flogl and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1924 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache on cream illustration board. 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 and Karin Zonis. It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds.

Its dimensions are

28.7 x 16 cm (11 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue crayon, upper right: 103; in pen and black ink, lower right: DESSIN: "FLORENTINA" DESSIN: "PURPURNELKE"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Florentina, 1924; Designed by Mathilde Flögl (Austrian, b. Czech Republic, 1893 - 1950); Austria; brush and gouache on cream illustration board; 28.7 x 16 cm (11 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-97

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