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Ornament - Pilaster, Palm, 1947–51

This is a Ornament - pilaster. It was designed by Denys Fitzpatrick and made by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.. It is dated 1947–51 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is screen printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Katzenbach and Warren, Inc..

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 76.2 × 160 cm (30 in. × 5 ft. 3 in.)

Cite this object as

Ornament - Pilaster, Palm, 1947–51; Designed by Denys Fitzpatrick ; USA; screen printed on paper; H x W (a): 76.2 × 160 cm (30 in. × 5 ft. 3 in.); Gift of Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.; 1953-41-1-a,b

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

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