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What is this?

Repeating paper probably used for a border. Bamboo trellis, diagonal bamboo strips forming squares some of which are crossed with smaller strips of bamboo. Printed on pale blue ground.

This is a sidewall from United Kingdom. It is dated 1813–23 and we acquired it in 1950. Gift of Brighton Art Gallery and Museum.

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Its medium is

block-printed on handmade paper

Its dimensions are

65 x 53 cm (25 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.)

This object has been tagged:

This object was donated by Brighton Art Gallery and Museum and catalogued by Horace L. Hotchkiss, Jr.

A timeline of event horizons

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sidewall (England), 1813–23 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 July 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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