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1924

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1988

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Drawing, Textile Design: Gespinst (Thread)

This is a Drawing. It was made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1924 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

5.7 × 20.6 cm (2 1/4 × 8 1/8 in.) Mat: 31.8 × 45.1 cm (12 1/2 × 17 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "GESPINST"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Gespinst (Thread); Made for Wiener Werkstätte (Austria); brush and gouache on paper; 5.7 × 20.6 cm (2 1/4 × 8 1/8 in.) Mat: 31.8 × 45.1 cm (12 1/2 × 17 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-996

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