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Sample Book, "Squares" by Wall-dec, 1952

This is a Sample book. It was manufactured by Wall-dec Company. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Various Donors.

Its dimensions are

37 x 37 cm (14 9/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample Book, "Squares" by Wall-dec, 1952; Manufactured by Wall-dec Company ; USA; machine-printed; 37 x 37 cm (14 9/16 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Various Donors; 1980-78-2-1/44

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

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