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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR52.329
People
Ernst Nipkow, German (active 1930s - )
Textile: Otti Berger, Yugoslav (Zmajevac, Hungary 1898 - 1944 Auschwitz, Poland)
Chair: Marcel Breuer, American (Pecs, Hungary 1902 - 1981 New York, N.Y., USA)
Title
Tubular Steel Furniture Cover Made from Plant Fibers
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
20th century
Period
Modern
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 21.1 x 17.5 cm (8 5/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
sheet: 21.6 x 18.1 cm (8 1/2 x 7 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: verso, ink on paper, typewritten, German: Patented. Made for Professor Moholy-Nagy.
  • (not assigned): verso, in ink, center bottom: C 5.1.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Mrs. Walter Gropius
Accession Year
1952
Object Number
BR52.329
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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