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1949

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Sidewall (USA)

This is a sidewall. It is dated ca. 1954 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Suzanne Lipschutz. It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

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Its dimensions are

L x W: 76.2 × 56 cm (30 in. × 22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "JOIN HERE, RUN I 18X3 91, WASHABLE, U.W.P.C. OF N.A. UNION MADE"

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA); machine-printed paper; L x W: 76.2 × 56 cm (30 in. × 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-118

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