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Sidewall (possibly France), 1880–90

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1880–90 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is block-printed and embossed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Anonymous gift.

  • Leather, ca. 1700
  • leather, stamped, embossed, silvered, varnished.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Thomas Snell.
  • 1903-21-3

Its dimensions are

a) 56.5 x 50 cm (22 1/4 x 19 11/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Sidewall (possibly France), 1880–90; Previously owned by Mrs. George T. Bliss (American, d. 1924); block-printed and embossed paper; a) 56.5 x 50 cm (22 1/4 x 19 11/16 in. ); Anonymous gift; 1948-14-9-a/l

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