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Sidewall (France)

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1780–90 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Miss D. Lorraine Yerkes.

Its dimensions are

39 x 53 cm (15 3/8 x 20 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France); block-printed on handmade paper; 39 x 53 cm (15 3/8 x 20 7/8 in.); Gift of Miss D. Lorraine Yerkes; 1955-89-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.

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