Nazi rug: eagle motif

 
Nazi rug: eagle motif
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  • Title :     Nazi rug: eagle motif
  • Artist:     Münchner Bildteppichmanufaktur Manufacturer
  • Accession:     TD1993.142.2
  • Country:     Germany Munich
  • Date:     circa 1935
  • Dimensions:     Inches 90-1/2 45-1/2 1-1/2 Dimensions, framed Inches 87 42-1/2 Dimensions, unframed, Centimeters 229.9 115.6 3.8 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 221.0 108.0 Dimensions, unframed
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Textiles
  • Subject:     Nazism/Third Reich , Nationalism , Hitler , Textiles/Textile Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1993.142.2.JPG
  • Tags:     Textiles
Description:
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.