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Object Timeline

1905

  • Work on this object began.

1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1979

  • We acquired this object.

2012

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2021

  • You found it!

Border (Germany)

This is a border. It is dated 1905–15 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is embossed and die-cut paper, airbrushed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Borders that Blend.

This object was donated by Mary P. Race. It is credited Gift of Mary P. Race.

  • Sidewall (France)
  • block-printed on handmade paper.
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1925-1-25

Its dimensions are

46 x 36.5 cm (18 1/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Border (Germany); embossed and die-cut paper, airbrushed; 46 x 36.5 cm (18 1/8 x 14 3/8 in.); Gift of Mary P. Race; 1979-45-3

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