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Object Timeline

1948

  • Work on this object began.

1954

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

1993

2013

2022

  • You found it!

Sidewall (USA)

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc.. It is dated 1948–54 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

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

Its dimensions are

49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "WASHABLE FADEPROOF, RUN 5Y13, WALLTESTED, PATENT NO 228200, JOIN HERE, STYLE TESTED, UNION MADE, U.W.U.N."

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA); Manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc. ; machine-printed; 49 cm (19 5/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-33

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