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Book

Designer:
Otti Berger (German, 1898–1944)
Manufacturer:
Bauhaus (German)
Date:
ca. 1935
Medium:
Cotton
Dimensions:
H. 5-1/2, W. 9 inches (14 x 22.9 cm.)
Classification:
Textiles-Sample Books
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, by exchange, 1955
Accession Number:
55.115.3
Not on view
the designer, Dessau, Berlin, and London (possibly in 1938 to Hilberseimer); Ludwig Hilberseimer, Chicago (until 1952; his gift in 1952 to Busch-Reisinger); Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, Mass. (1952–55; by exchange to MMA)

John David Farmer and Geraldine Weiss in Concepts of the Bauhaus: The Busch-Reisinger Museum Collection. Exh. cat., Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University. Cambridge, Mass., 1971, pp. 82, 89, 96, no. 104 (similar textile sample books).

Ingrid Radewaldt. "Otti Berger." Bauhaus Women: Art, Handicraft, Design. Paris, 2009, p. 66 (on textile sample books).



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