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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

1995

2020

  • You found it!

Sidewall (USA), ca. 1955

This is a Sidewall. It is dated ca. 1955 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed paper. 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

L x W: 218.4 × 48.9 cm (7 ft. 2 in. × 19 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "U.W.P.C. OF N.A. UNION MADE, RUN I, WATERPROOF COLORS

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), ca. 1955; machine-printed paper; L x W: 218.4 × 48.9 cm (7 ft. 2 in. × 19 1/4 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-77

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

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