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Sidewall, Pussy Willow, 1949

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by York Wall Paper Company. It is dated 1949 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

167 x 49 cm (65 3/4 x 19 5/16 in.) roll

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "LIGHT TESTED COLORS, WATERFAST, U.W.P.C. OF N.A. UNION MADE, RUN III, JOIN HERE, MADE IN U.S.A." Part of the York White Rose wallpaper collection.

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Pussy Willow, 1949; Manufactured by York Wall Paper Company (United States); USA; machine-printed; 167 x 49 cm (65 3/4 x 19 5/16 in.) roll; Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-79-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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