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Sidewall (USA)

This is a Sidewall. It was made by Thomas Strahan & Co., Manufactory. It is dated 1920–35 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Philadelphia Museum of Art. It is credited Gift of Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Its dimensions are

50.5 x 55 cm (19 7/8 x 21 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA); Made by Thomas Strahan & Co., Manufactory (United States); machine-printed paper; 50.5 x 55 cm (19 7/8 x 21 5/8 in.); Gift of Philadelphia Museum of Art; 1971-58-27

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