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1936

  • Work on this object began.

1956

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

1993

2013

2021

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Sidewall (USA)

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc.. It is dated 1936–56 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

48.5 cm (19 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "WASHABLE, FADE PROOF, RUN 2 MI3, MADE IN U.S.A. JOIN HERE, U.W.P.C. OF N.A. UNION MADE"

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA); Manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc. ; machine-printed; 48.5 cm (19 1/8 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-81

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