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Sidewall (USA), 1850–60

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1850–60 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is block-printed on ungrounded paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

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

  • Object ID #18319359
  • block-printed on machine-made paper.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-59

Its dimensions are

61 x 41 cm (24 x 16 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1850–60; block-printed on ungrounded paper; 61 x 41 cm (24 x 16 1/8 in.); Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple; 1938-62-7

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

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