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1965

  • Work on this object began.

1968

  • Work on this object ended.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

2014

2019

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Sidewall, Pencils, 1965–68

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

Pencils! A tool familiar to students, designers, and artists of all ages. Repeating pattern of rows of closely spaced pencils creates a strong graphic pattern. The use of red, yellow, and orange invigorates the design while also creating a cohesive background. The fact that some of them are sharpened adds visual interest.

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

Its dimensions are

108.5 x 76.5 cm (42 11/16 x 30 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Pencils, 1965–68; Manufactured by Piazza Prints Inc. (United States); USA; screen printed; 108.5 x 76.5 cm (42 11/16 x 30 1/8 in.); Gift of Piazza Prints, Inc.; 1969-56-6

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