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1925

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1988

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Drawing, Textile Design: Circus

This is a drawing. It was made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1925 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

7.8 x 21.5 cm (3 1/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: Dessin: "CIRCVS"; inscribed in blue crayon, upper right: 125

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Circus; Made for Wiener Werkstätte (Austria); Austria; brush and gouache on paper; 7.8 x 21.5 cm (3 1/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-8

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