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Sidewall - Sample, Cockle Shells, 1955

This is a Sidewall - sample. It was designed by Ilonka Karasz and made by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.. It is dated 1955 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc. and catalogued by Hedy Backlin-Landman. It is credited Gift of Katzenbach and Warren, Inc..

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 50.5 x 48 cm (19 7/8 x 18 7/8in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall - Sample, Cockle Shells, 1955; Designed by Ilonka Karasz (American, b. Hungary, 1896–1981); USA; machine-printed on paper; H x W: 50.5 x 48 cm (19 7/8 x 18 7/8in.); Gift of Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.; 1956-108-4-a

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

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