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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR49.669
People
Gunta Stölzl, Swiss (Munich, Germany 1897 - 1983 Zurich, Switzerland)
Title
Tapestry
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
1922-1923
Culture
Swiss
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cotton, wool, and linen fibers
Dimensions
262.9 x 188 cm (103 1/2 x 74 in.)
Provenance
Gunta Stölzl, sold; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1949.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Association Fund
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
BR49.669
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Magdalena Droste, ed., Gunta Stölzl, Weberei am Bauhaus und aus eigener Werkstatt, exh. cat., Kupfergraben (Berlin, 1987), cat. no. 41, color illus. p. 51

Peter Nisbet and Emilie Norris, Busch-Reisinger Museum: History and Holdings, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1991), p. 80, ill.

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, ed., Gunta Stölzl : Meisterin am Bauhaus Dessau : Textilien, Textilentwürfe und freie Arbeiten 1915-1983, exh. cat., Verlag Gerd Hatje, Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau (Ostfildern-Ruit, 1997), cat. no. 74, color illus. p. 74

Leah Dickerman and Barry Bergdoll, Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, exh. cat., ed. David Frankel, Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, 2009), cat. no. 115, p. 114, color repr.

Exhibition History

The Bauhaus Workshops: 1919-1933, American Craft Museum, New York, 06/29/1994 - 09/12/1994

Gunta Stözl, Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Dessau, 08/31/1997 - 01/04/1998

Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 11/08/2009 - 01/25/2010

32Q: 1520 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Interwar and Bauhaus), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/01/2014 - 05/06/2015

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

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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