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

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1927 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stölzl, Gunta, born 1897 - died 1983 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour drawing

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2F, shelf SH29, box T33B

Physical description

Design for a multicoloured tapestry

Place of Origin

Germany (made)


1927 (made)


Stölzl, Gunta, born 1897 - died 1983 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour drawing


Height: 288 mm design sheet, Width: 218 mm design sheet, Height: 383 mm support, Width: 313 mm support

Descriptive line

Gunta Stölzl. Design for Slit Tapestry Red-Green German, 1927

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


Watercolour drawing


Tapestry; Wall coverings; Textiles; Drawings; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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