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What is this?

Large-scale gridwork composed of tiny red squares, printed on stark white ground. The design has print voids alternating along the left and right sides.

This is a sidewall from Switzerland. It is dated ca. 1959 and we acquired it in 1992. Gift of Marilyn Hapgood. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

machine-printed on paper

Its dimensions are

L x W: 217.8 x 78.7 cm (7 ft. 1 3/4 in. x 31 in.)

This object was manufactured by Salubra and designed by Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret-Gris)

This object was donated by Ms. Marilyn Hapgood

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18639741/ |title=Sidewall, "Mauer", ca. 1959 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 September 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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