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Sidewall (France)

This is a sidewall. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is paper, distemper colors. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Grace Lincoln Temple. It is credited Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple.

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Its dimensions are

72 x 47 cm (28 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Donor's note on reverse: (Think this is a) reproduction of paper in dining room of the Dorothy Quincy House.

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France); paper, distemper colors; 72 x 47 cm (28 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.); Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple; 1938-62-68

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