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Questionnaire, Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar (State Bauhaus Weimar), 1923

This is a Questionnaire. It was designed by Marianne Brandt and Wassily Kandinsky and published by Bauhaus.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Merrill Berman as part of Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master.

It is dated 1923. Its medium is gouache and ink on printed paper. It is a part of the department.

This leaflet promotes a chess set designed by Josef Hartwig (German, 1880–1955). The pieces use basic geometry to express how each one moves.

It is credited Collection of Merrill C. Berman.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 23.2 × 14.6 cm (9 1/8 × 5 3/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master.

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