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Design for a carpet
  • Design for a carpet
    Stölzl, Gunta, born 1897 - died 1983
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Design for a carpet

  • Place of origin:

    Dessau (made)

  • Date:

    1926-7 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stölzl, Gunta, born 1897 - died 1983 (maker)
    Bauhaus (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2F, shelf SH32, box T32B

Physical description

Design for a geometrically patterned carpet

Place of Origin

Dessau (made)


1926-7 (made)


Stölzl, Gunta, born 1897 - died 1983 (maker)
Bauhaus (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Stölzl ca. 1927.
Signed and dated on back in ink.

No. 2.

Entwurf für Knüpfteppich Bauhaus Dessau

in ink on the support under the design to the right


Height: 41.2 cm support, Width: 34 cm support, Height: 270 mm design sheet, Width: 200 mm design sheet

Descriptive line

Gunta Stölzl. Design for a multi-coloured carpet. German, 1926-7

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Barry Bergdoll and Leah DickermanBauhaus 1919-1933. Workshops for Modernity New York: MOMA, 2009. ISBN: 978-0-87070-758-2.
John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986
Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1967
Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1967


Watercolour; Pencil; Gouache; Ink


Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted



Textiles; Designs; Floor coverings; Drawings

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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