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What is this?

Silhouettes of women's faces, alternately facing left then right, forming a column-like motif. The silhouette is composed of thin stripes in brilliant shades of green. Printed on a white ground.

This is a sidewall from Germany. It is dated 1972 and we acquired it in 1992. Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund.

Its medium is

flexograph-printed on paper

Its dimensions are

Platemark/repeat: 58 x 53 cm (22 13/16 x 20 7/8 in.)

This object was created by Werner Berges and manufactured by Marburg

This object was purchased from KORNELIA TAMM, LTD. and catalogued by Gregory Herringshaw

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sidewall, "Beauty", 1972 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=21 December 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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