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1917

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1928

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Sidewall, Sommerfeld, 1917–28

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by Felice Rix-Ueno and distributed by Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1917–28 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. A.H. Jacobs.

Its dimensions are

L x W (a): 213.7 × 75.2 cm (7 ft. 1/8 in. × 29 5/8 in.) L x W (b): 212.1 × 75.2 cm (6 ft. 11 1/2 in. × 29 5/8 in.) L x W (d, roll): 203.8 × 74.9 cm (6 ft. 8 1/4 in. × 29 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in gold in margin: "W WIENER WERKSTATTE SOMMERFELD ENTWVRF FRAV RIX"

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Sommerfeld, 1917–28; Designed by Felice Rix-Ueno (Austrian, 1893–1967, active Japan 1935–1967); Switzerland; machine-printed paper; L x W (a): 213.7 × 75.2 cm (7 ft. 1/8 in. × 29 5/8 in.) L x W (b): 212.1 × 75.2 cm (6 ft. 11 1/2 in. × 29 5/8 in.) L x W (d, roll): 203.8 × 74.9 cm (6 ft. 8 1/4 in. × 29 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. A.H. Jacobs; 1967-14-1-a/f

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