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Sidewall (France), 1950

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Paul Dumas. It is dated 1950 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of The Wallpaper Magazine.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 91 x 74 cm (35 13/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in both left and right selvedge: Fabrication Francaise Paul Dumas.

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France), 1950; Manufactured by Paul Dumas (French, 1865 - ca. 1940); machine-printed; H x W: 91 x 74 cm (35 13/16 x 29 1/8 in.); Gift of The Wallpaper Magazine; 1953-198-18

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

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