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Sidewall (France), ca. 1860

This is a Sidewall. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is block-printed, stamped foil, applied chromolithograph. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Mirror, Mid-19th century
  • repoussé and chased silver, mirrored plate glass.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-64-12

Its dimensions are

H x W: 73 x 52.7 cm (28 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France), ca. 1860; block-printed, stamped foil, applied chromolithograph; H x W: 73 x 52.7 cm (28 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-72

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Hewitt Sisters Collect and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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