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Drawing, Textile Design: Venusgärtchen [Venus' Little Garden], 1911–17

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Dagobert Peche and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1911–17 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

20.6 x 6.5 cm (8 1/8 x 2 9/16 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, center left: VENUSGÄRTCHEN; in blue crayon, upper right corner: 330

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Venusgärtchen [Venus' Little Garden], 1911–17; Designed by Dagobert Peche (Austrian, 1887–1923, active Vienna, 1911–1923); brush and gouache, graphite on paper; 20.6 x 6.5 cm (8 1/8 x 2 9/16 in. ); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-683

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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