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Drawing, Textile Design: Turf

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Luis Vega de Castro, Cuban, b. 1944 and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1927 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

21.3 × 5.5 cm (8 3/8 × 2 3/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 × 50.8 cm (16 × 20 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue crayon, upper right: 324; in pen and black ink, upper left: TURF

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Turf; Designed by Luis Vega de Castro, Cuban, b. 1944 ; brush and gouache on paper; 21.3 × 5.5 cm (8 3/8 × 2 3/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 × 50.8 cm (16 × 20 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-1237

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