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Sidewall (Sweden), 1940–50

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Bauhaus and Thomas Strahan & Co., Manufactory. It is dated 1940–50 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of the Rensselaer County Historical Society.

Its dimensions are

55 x 79.5 cm (21 5/8 x 31 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (Sweden), 1940–50; Manufactured by Bauhaus (Germany); machine-printed; 55 x 79.5 cm (21 5/8 x 31 5/16 in.); Gift of the Rensselaer County Historical Society; 1961-101-1-a/e

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

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