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Object ID #18572627

This is a Sidewall. We acquired it in 1945. Its medium is machine printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

The excitement is building as one views this gaming paper containing pieces from many different games of chance including playing cards, dice, chips or tokens, and mahjong tiles. The different motifs are all intermingled and overlapping which creates a nice overall pattern. There is some relief to the density by the white ace cards, the blank card versos, and the rust-color voids.

This object was donated by Jones and Erwin, Inc..

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Object ID #18572627; machine printed on paper; 1945-13-1-a/c

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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