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Sidewall (France), ca. 1785

This is a Sidewall. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is block printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

67 x 27 cm (26 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France), ca. 1785; block printed on handmade paper; 67 x 27 cm (26 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1925-1-23

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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