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Sidewall, Slan, 1953

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Norrkopings Tapetfabrik. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled I Slån, Slån you?.

It is credited Gift of Funck and Carlsson Tapetaffär.

Its dimensions are

60 x 50.5 cm (23 5/8 x 19 7/8 in.) Platemark/repeat: 358 cm (140 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Slan, 1953; Manufactured by Norrkopings Tapetfabrik ; Sweden; machine-printed paper; 60 x 50.5 cm (23 5/8 x 19 7/8 in.) Platemark/repeat: 358 cm (140 15/16 in.); Gift of Funck and Carlsson Tapetaffär; 1956-5-4

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

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