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Sidewall, Patio, ca. 1950

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc.. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "WASHABLE, FADEPROOF, JOIN HERE, MADE IN U.S.A. A RUN 4"

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Patio, ca. 1950; Manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc. ; USA; machine printed on paper; 56 cm (22 1/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-228-a,b

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

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