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1949

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1951

  • We acquired this object.

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Sidewall (USA), 1949–51

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.. It is dated 1949–51 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is molded plastic on paper backing. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Myer Steingart.

Its dimensions are

45 x 53.5 cm (17 11/16 x 21 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1949–51; Manufactured by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc. (United States); molded plastic on paper backing; 45 x 53.5 cm (17 11/16 x 21 1/16 in.); Gift of Myer Steingart; 1951-121-3

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

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