Please don't steal our images, yeah?

What is this?

Small white cloud-like shapes printed on a turquoise ground which gradates from dark to light. The cloud-like shapes become larger and more greatly spaced as they progress downward to the lighter shaded ground, and become non-existent about midway down the length.

This is a sidewall from Germany. It is dated 1992 and we acquired it in 1995. Gift of Gebr. Rasch GmbH & Co.. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

screen-printed on vinyl

Its dimensions are

300 x 53 cm (118 1/8 x 20 7/8 in. )

This object was designed by Ettore Sottsass, Jr. and manufactured by Rasch & Company and Gebr. Rasch GmbH & Co.

See more stuff from the Wallcoverings department.

Do you have your own photos of this object? Are they online somewhere, like Flickr or Instagram? Or have you created a 3D model of one of our objects in SketchUp or Thingiverse? If so then then tag them with ch:object=18650391 and we will connect ours to yours!

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18650391/ |title=Sidewall, "Arabia Felix", 1992 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 October 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

If you would like to tell us more about an object or have found an error in an object record, please fill out this form. Objects that are slated to be on display when the museum re-opens in 2014 are being given priority but all corrections are welcomed!