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Sidewall, Prism Blocks, 1953

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by F. Schumacher & Co.. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is screen-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of B.H. Hellman.

Its dimensions are

58.5 x 76 cm (23 1/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Prism Blocks, 1953; Manufactured by F. Schumacher & Co. (United States); USA; screen-printed on paper; 58.5 x 76 cm (23 1/16 x 29 15/16 in.); Gift of B.H. Hellman; 1954-21-19

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

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