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1924

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1988

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Drawing, Textile Design: Gespinst (Thread), 1924

This is a Drawing. It was 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

6.5 × 20.5 cm (2 9/16 × 8 1/16 in.) Mat: 31.4 × 2.1 cm (12 3/8 × 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue crayon, upper right of overall sheet: 135; in pen and black ink, lower right of image: DESSIN : ˵GESPINST˝

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Gespinst (Thread), 1924; Made for Wiener Werkstätte (Austria); brush and gouache on paper; 6.5 × 20.5 cm (2 9/16 × 8 1/16 in.) Mat: 31.4 × 2.1 cm (12 3/8 × 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-988

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