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1959

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.

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Sidewall, Baroque Stripe

This is a sidewall. It was designed by Jack Lenor Larsen and manufactured by Karl Mann Associates. It is dated 1959–1960 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is screen-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled I'll Take my Stripe Printed, not Woven.

This object was donated by Karl Mann Associates. It is credited Gift of Karl Mann Associates.

Its dimensions are

175.5 x 76.5 cm (69 1/8 x 30 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in pink, right selvedge: "RANDOM MATCH"; left selvedge: "TRIM “BAROQUE STRIPE” A LARSEN DESIGN FOR KARL MANN ASSOCiATES A CUSTOM HANDPRINT MADE IN U.S.A. SCREEN 1-2".

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Baroque Stripe; Designed by Jack Lenor Larsen (American, b. 1927); USA; screen-printed paper; 175.5 x 76.5 cm (69 1/8 x 30 1/8 in.); Gift of Karl Mann Associates; 1960-91-1

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