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Sidewall, Overlay, 1953

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by Gene McDonald. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is screen-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of The Wallpaper Magazine.

Its dimensions are

89 x 76 cm (35 1/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Overlay, 1953; Designed by Gene McDonald ; USA; screen-printed on paper; 89 x 76 cm (35 1/16 x 29 15/16 in.); Gift of The Wallpaper Magazine; 1953-198-2

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

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