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Lili Blumenau collection, 1958

Creator:
Blumenau, Lili, 1912-1976
Subject:
Blumenau, Lili
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Exposition universelle et internationale
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2 items.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
A photograph (b&w) of Lili Blumenau at work at a loom, taken by David Vestal, undated; and a certificate "In Recognition of Public Service" issued by the United States Department of State to Blumenau for her "assistance in the American program for the Brussels Universal and International Exhibition, 1958."
Citation:
Lili Blumenau collection, 1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Fiber artist.
Provenance:
Donated 2001 by the American Craft Museum as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. [It is unclear to the Museum why the documents were in their files, and there is not indication whether the photograph was taken at the Brussels Exhibition or whether the two items are related.]
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Fiber artists
Weavers
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5971
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)228067
AAA_collcode_blumlili
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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