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Object Timeline

1938

  • Work on this object began.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2017

  • You found it!

Sidewall (USA), 1938–50

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by York Wall Paper Company. It is dated 1938–50 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 and catalogued by Rose Gottschalk and Molly Holst. It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

1049 x 49.5 cm (413 x 19 1/2 in. )

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "WATERFAST, LIGHT TESTED COLORS, TOP, RUN IIIII, U.W.P.C. OF N.A. MADE IN U.S.A."

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1938–50; Manufactured by York Wall Paper Company (United States); machine-printed, textured ground; 1049 x 49.5 cm (413 x 19 1/2 in. ); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-220

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