Personal check, 6.5 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Valentino, "R. Valentino," payable to Wiener Werkstaette of America for $75, January 20, 1923. In fine condition. Wiener Werkstaette was an artist's group in Vienna that brought together architects, artists, and designers working in furniture, silver, ceramics, fashion, and graphic arts. Pioneering in modern design, the group's influences can be seen in the later Bauhaus and Art Deco movements. The workshop's New York store opened in 1922.
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