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What is this?

Vertical rows of orange stitching applied to a mottled orange ground. The spacing between stiched rows varies across the width.

Why is this in our collection?

Stitched Vertical, designed by David Rockwell for the Maya Romanoff Corporation, offers a glimpse into the range of colors and textures Rockwell employs to create his interiors. While Rockwell has designed everything from stage sets and hotels to playgrounds and home furnishings, Stitched Vertical is from the designer’s first collection of wallcoverings. Initially inspired by a Maya Romanoff design titled Weathered Walls (ca. 1900), the Stitched collection is given a very updated and handcrafted look by the addition of stitching. The architecture and design practice he founded in 1984, Rockwell Group, has received numerous design awards, including the 2008 National Design Award in the field of Interior... more

This is a sidewall from United States. It is dated 2008 and we acquired it in 2008. Gift of Maya Romanoff.

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Its medium is

hand-stitched and dyed paper

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 274.3 x 76.2 cm (9 ft. x 30 in.)

This object was manufactured by Maya Romanoff and designed by David Rockwell

This object was donated by Maya Romanoff and agent: Laura Romanoff

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