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1915

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Sidewall, Wallpaper with Stylized Trees

This is a Sidewall. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is block printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

Strong graphic pattern of trees with foliage or flowers rendered in a minimal style. The use of blue trees printed on the orange ground creates a strong energy which is softened somewhat by the white swirls. A coordinating pattern containing only the swirl motifs was designed to be used along with this pattern.

This object was donated by Nancy McClelland. It is credited Gift of Nancy McClelland.

  • Beauvais Vase
  • press-molded glass.
  • Gift of Jacques Jugeat.
  • 1969-126-6

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 71 × 50.2 cm (27 15/16 × 19 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Wallpaper with Stylized Trees; France; block printed on paper; H x W x D: 71 × 50.2 cm (27 15/16 × 19 3/4 in.); Gift of Nancy McClelland; 1945-3-6

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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