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Tue, 06 Aug 2019 14:00:27 +0000
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bobbin lace
Wiener Werkstatte
<img width="640" height="649" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features: Two round doilies: one with a fanciful bird, the other with a stylized palm tree. Square lace inserts for a curtain contain a female figure in traditional dress, the other has a male figure with outstretched arms and an owl. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 700w, 296w, 170w, 1010w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="34831" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="1010,1024" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="335243_4c310b7f334cecb7_b" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" />This group of lace doilies and inserts were produced in 1922 by the Wiener Werkstätte under the direction of Dagobert Peche (Austrian, 1887–1923). All four are handmade, but were produced in multiples as both the round doilies and square insert with a male figure are remarkably similar to ones found in the collection at MAK...
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