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1951

  • Work on this object began.

1957

  • We acquired this object.

1961

  • Work on this object ended.

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Sidewall (Germany), ca. 1956

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by Elsbeth Kupferoth and made by Marburger Tapetenfabrik. It is dated ca. 1956 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Marburger Tapetenfabrik and catalogued by Hedy Backlin-Landman. It is credited Gift of Marburger Tapetenfabrik.

Its dimensions are

108 x 56.5 cm (42 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (Germany), ca. 1956; Designed by Elsbeth Kupferoth (b. 1920); machine-printed on paper; 108 x 56.5 cm (42 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.); Gift of Marburger Tapetenfabrik; 1957-116-9

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

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