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Sidewall (Japan), ca. 1885

This is a Sidewall. It is dated ca. 1885 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is fiber composition impregnated with tung oil, embossed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Franklin D. Roosevelt Library.

Its dimensions are

45.5 x 34 cm (17 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (Japan), ca. 1885; fiber composition impregnated with tung oil, embossed; 45.5 x 34 cm (17 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.); Gift of Franklin D. Roosevelt Library; 1953-156-1-a,b

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