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1922

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Drawing, Textile Design: Prolog (Prologue)

This is a drawing. It was designed by Maria Likarz-Strauss 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

6.4 × 10.8 cm (2 1/2 × 4 1/4 in.) Mat: 31.8 × 45.1 cm (12 1/2 × 17 3/4 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: "Prolog"; in blue crayon, upper right: 152

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Prolog (Prologue); Designed by Maria Likarz-Strauss (Austrian, b. Poland, 1893–1971); brush and gouache on paper; 6.4 × 10.8 cm (2 1/2 × 4 1/4 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; 1988-62-357

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