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1910

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1911

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1988

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Drawing, Textile Design: Akropolis (Acropolis), 1910–11

This is a Drawing. It was made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1910–11 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.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

7.5 x 21.3 cm (2 15/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue crayon, upper right: 39

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Akropolis (Acropolis), 1910–11; Made for Wiener Werkstätte (Austria); Austria; brush and gouache on paper; 7.5 x 21.3 cm (2 15/16 x 8 3/8 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-153

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

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