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1924

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1988

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Drawing, Textile Design: Gallus

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

6 x 9.8 cm (2 3/8 x 3 7/8 in.), irregular Mat: 32.5 x 46.2 cm (12 13/16 x 18 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, above sample, on mat: "GALLUS"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Gallus; Made for Wiener Werkstätte (Austria); Austria; brush and gouache on paper; 6 x 9.8 cm (2 3/8 x 3 7/8 in.), irregular Mat: 32.5 x 46.2 cm (12 13/16 x 18 3/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-443

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