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Drawing, Textile Design: Anilin (Aniline), 1916–1918

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Valentine Kovaćić and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1916–1918 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite 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

5.4 x 20.3 cm (2 1/8 x 8 in. )

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: Dessin "Anilin"; inscribed in blue crayon, upper right: 84

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Anilin (Aniline), 1916–1918; Designed by Valentine Kovaćić (Austrian, b. 1895, active early 20th century); Austria; brush and gouache, graphite on paper; 5.4 x 20.3 cm (2 1/8 x 8 in. ); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-344

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Glass of the Avant-Garde: From Vienna Secession to Bauhaus.

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