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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Gunta Stölzl, Swiss (Munich, Germany 1897 - 1983 Zurich, Switzerland)
Textile Arts
Work Type
Persistent Link
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Cotton, wool, and linen fibers
262.9 x 188 cm (103 1/2 x 74 in.)
Gunta Stölzl, sold; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1949.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Association Fund
© Stölzl Estate,, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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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.

H. Harvard Arnason and Elizabeth Mansfield, History of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography, Pearson Education, Inc. (Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2013), repr. as ifg. 13.17 on p. 288

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, 11/16/2014 - 05/06/2015

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

Artisanal Modernism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/28/2023 - 05/07/2023

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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