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1912

  • Work on this object began.

1923

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Textile Design: Romana

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Maria Likarz-Strauss and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1912–1923 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite 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

36.8 × 47.6 cm (14 1/2 × 18 3/4 in.) Mat: 71.1 × 54.6 cm (28 in. × 21 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Dessin: Romana / Entwurf: Likarz

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Romana; Designed by Maria Likarz-Strauss (Austrian, b. Poland, 1893–1971); graphite on paper; 36.8 × 47.6 cm (14 1/2 × 18 3/4 in.) Mat: 71.1 × 54.6 cm (28 in. × 21 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-534

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