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1945

  • Work on this object began.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

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Sidewall, Patio, ca. 1950

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by United Wallpapers. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine printed on paper. 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

56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

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

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Patio, ca. 1950; Manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc. ; USA; machine printed on paper; 56 cm (22 1/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-228-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s.

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