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1929

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1990

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2019

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Sidewall, Tablett (Little Table), 1929

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1929 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

The design consists of a pair of shelves as viewed through a glass cabinet or cable suspension. Drawn with an unusual perspective, the shelves contain a variety of objects including flasks, boxes, and a vase or ewer. There is also an open box with a piece of jewelry dangling over the edge, sitting next to a real or sculptural apple that is missing a bite. These last two articles suggest activity within the room, something not normally alluded to in a wallpaper.

It is credited Gift of Cincinnati Art Museum.

  • Sidewall, LED Wallpaper, 2013
  • machine-printed silver solution and led lights on paper support.
  • Museum purchase from the Members' Acquisitions Fund of Cooper Hewitt....
  • 2014-51-1

Its dimensions are

H x W: 137 x 47 cm (53 15/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Tablett (Little Table), 1929; Germany; machine-printed paper; H x W: 137 x 47 cm (53 15/16 x 18 1/2 in.); Gift of Cincinnati Art Museum; 1990-129-33

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