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What is this?

a) On dark gray ground, signs of the Zodiac depicted in flat, bright primary colors, with white over-printing; b) Same, except signs of Zodiac in beige.

This is a sidewall from United States. It is dated 1942 and we acquired it in 1967. Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its medium is

screen-printed on paper

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 600.7 x 55.8 cm (19 ft. 8 1/2 in. x 21 15/16 in.) H x W (b): 161 x 55.8 cm (5 ft. 3 3/8 in. x 21 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in left margin: "ZODIAC designed by Marion V. Dorn Bassett and Vollum."

This object has been tagged:

This object was designed by Marion Dorn Kauffer and made by Bassett & Vollum, Inc.

This object was donated by Unknown, Spanish and catalogued by Catherine Lynn Frangiamore

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18457581/ |title=Sidewall, "Zodiac", 1942 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=21 December 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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