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1943

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

1993

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Sidewall (USA), ca. 1948

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Thomas Strahan & Co., Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1948 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

51 cm (20 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "EXCEEDS GOVT. STANDARDS, MATCH, U.W.P.C. OF N.A. UNION MADE"

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), ca. 1948; Manufactured by Thomas Strahan & Co., Manufactory (United States); machine-printed; 51 cm (20 1/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-101

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