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1945

  • Work on this object began.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

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Sidewall (USA), ca. 1950

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Enterprise Wallpaper. It is dated ca. 1950 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

49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "JOIN HERE, WATERFAST, UNION MADE, MADE IN U.S.A."

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), ca. 1950; Manufactured by Enterprise Wallpaper ; machine-printed; 49 cm (19 5/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-94

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