See more objects with the tag wallcovering, peacocks, iridescent, art nouveau, mass market, printed.

See more objects with the color dimgrey slategrey grey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline


  • Work on this object began.


  • Work on this object ended.


  • We acquired this object.




  • You found it!

Sidewall, Peacock Feathers

This is a sidewall. It was designed by Harvey Smith and manufactured by Piazza Prints Inc.. It is dated 1965–68 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is screen printed on vinyl. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Piazza Prints Inc.. It is credited Gift of Piazza Prints, Inc..

  • Hair Ornament (China)
  • kingfisher feathers, lacquer, silk-covered wire.
  • Gift of William Dangaix Allen.
  • 1939-73-11

Its dimensions are

182.5 x 76 cm (71 7/8 x 29 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Peacock Feathers; Designed by Harvey Smith (American, 1906–1994); Manufactured by Piazza Prints Inc. (United States); USA; screen printed on vinyl; 182.5 x 76 cm (71 7/8 x 29 15/16 in.); Gift of Piazza Prints, Inc.; 1969-56-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sidewall, Peacock Feathers |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=20 March 2023 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>