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Object Timeline

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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1945

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2017

Sidewall (France), 1920

This is a Sidewall. It was distributed by Nancy McClelland, Inc.. It is dated 1920 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is block printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

The perfect symmetry of this design, along with the floral garlands and carved statues, have strong ties to the past, while the manicured shrubs, large central fountain, and widely spaced elements revealing expanses of metallic gold ground, all reflect the new modern movement.

This object was donated by Nancy McClelland and catalogued by John Kenneth Tilton. It is credited Gift of Nancy McClelland.

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

Its dimensions are

H x W: 93 × 49.8 cm (36 5/8 × 19 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on reverse: 2119 ST

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France), 1920; Distributed by Nancy McClelland, Inc. ; block printed on paper; H x W: 93 × 49.8 cm (36 5/8 × 19 5/8 in.); Gift of Nancy McClelland; 1945-3-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition all oThe Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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