Wiener Gobelinmanufaktur, 1921-87, based in the Wiener Hofburg Imperial Palace, founded after World War I by August Mader (1888-1962) and the painter Robin Christian Andersen (1890-1969). Some Women weavers and restorers, who had been made redundant due to lay-offs in state-run workshops, were employed at this factory. were partly taken over from state-run workshops. Tapestry work by the Wiener Gobelinmanufaktur can be seen in the Vienna State Opera, the Festspielhaus in the city of Salzburg, the Austrian Museum of Applied Art (MAK) in Vienna and in several ministries. Works by the Wiener Gobelinmanufaktur have been exported to America, Great Britain and Switzerland.
Literature: A. Völker, Textilkunst in Österreich 1900-79, exhibition catalogue, Schloß Halbturn 1979; Textilkunst Linz ´81, Österreichische Tapisserien 1921-80, exhibition catalogue, Linz 1981.