Citation
Nazi rug: eagle motif

Material Information

Title:
Nazi rug: eagle motif [tapestry]
Creator:
Münchner Bildteppichmanufaktur ( Manufacturer )
Place of Publication:
Germany, Munich
Creation Date:
circa 1935
Materials:
linen ( medium )
cotton ( medium )
silk ( medium )
Measurements:
90-1/2 in x 45-1/2 in x 1-1/2 in ( Dimensions, framed )
87 in x 42-1/2 in ( Dimensions, unframed )
229.9 cm x 115.6 cm x 3.8 cm ( Dimensions, framed )
221.0 cm x 108.0 cm ( Dimensions, unframed )

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Nazism/Third Reich -- Nationalism -- Hitler -- Textiles/Textile Design
Genre:
tapestries ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Woven wool tapestry depicting a centralized NSDAP Nazi party eagle perched on swastika enclosed within a white circle against a red field; short knot fringe hangs from bottom skirt; possibly created for and displayed in Adolf Hitler's personal conference room at the "Braune Haus", the Nazi Party's headquarter building in Munich, Germany.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
TD1993.142.2 ( accession number )
Classification:
Textile