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Sidewall (Japan), ca. 1885

This is a Sidewall. It is dated ca. 1885 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is fiber composition, tung oil. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library.

Its dimensions are

51 x 36 cm (20 1/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (Japan), ca. 1885; fiber composition, tung oil; 51 x 36 cm (20 1/16 x 14 3/16 in.); Gift of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library; 1953-156-12-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition New York and the Gilded Age.

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