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1988

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Drawing, Textile Design: Brillenschlange (Spectacled Snake)

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Rix-Ueno and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1922 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

6.5 × 20.3 cm (2 9/16 in. × 8 in.) Mat: 31.4 × 45.1 cm (12 3/8 × 17 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Brillenschlange (Spectacled Snake); Designed by Felice Rix-Ueno (Austrian, 1893–1967, active Japan 1935–1967); brush and gouache on paper; 6.5 × 20.3 cm (2 9/16 in. × 8 in.) Mat: 31.4 × 45.1 cm (12 3/8 × 17 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-955

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