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1967

  • Work on this object began.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.

2011

2021

  • You found it!

Sidewall, India, 1967–69

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Woodson Wallpapers, Inc.. It is dated 1967–69 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is screen printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

Design inspired by the outdoor markets in India, where vendors sell fresh flowers, produce, and fine fabrics. Rendered in an op art style with hints of flowers and produce, the jumble of bright colors are kept in check by the heavy black line outline around each form.

This object was donated by Woodson Wallpapers, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Woodson Wallpapers, Inc..

Its dimensions are

143 x 76 cm (56 5/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, India, 1967–69; Manufactured by Woodson Wallpapers, Inc. ; USA; screen printed on paper; 143 x 76 cm (56 5/16 x 29 15/16 in.); Gift of Woodson Wallpapers, Inc.; 1969-54-8

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