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Sidewall, The Gerow Document, 1950

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Tradition House. It is dated 1950 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is screen printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Interior Design and Decoration.

Its dimensions are

77 x 76 cm (30 5/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

From a paper lining cow-hide, nail studded trunk originally in possession of Gerows of Putnam co.

Cite this object as

Sidewall, The Gerow Document, 1950; Manufactured by Tradition House ; USA; screen printed on paper; 77 x 76 cm (30 5/16 x 29 15/16 in.); Gift of Interior Design and Decoration; 1951-27-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s.

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