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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

1993

2012

2022

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Sidewall (USA)

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by United Wallpaper Inc.. It is dated 1940–60 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "WASHABLE, FADE PROOF, JOIN HERE, A RUN 2, MADE IN U.S.A." On back of paper: "United Guaranteed Washable, Fadeproof, Wall-tested, Style-tested Made in the U.S.A."

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA); Manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc. ; machine-printed; 56 cm (22 1/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-259

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