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Object Timeline

1936

  • Work on this object began.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2020

  • You found it!

Sidewall (USA), 1936–50

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1936–50 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed, textured ground. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Suzanne Lipschutz. It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

1256 x 57 cm (494 1/2 x 22 7/16 in. )

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "JOIN HERE, RUN 4, UNION MADE, MADE IN U.S.A."

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1936–50; machine-printed, textured ground; 1256 x 57 cm (494 1/2 x 22 7/16 in. ); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-213

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