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1953

  • Work on this object began.

1960

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  • We acquired this object.

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Sidewall (USA), ca. 1955

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by United Wallpaper Inc.. It is dated ca. 1955 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled From Dumpster to Gallery, a Wallpapers Rise to Fame.

It is credited Gift of Kathleen Paton.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 167 x 52cm (65 3/4 x 20 1/2in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), ca. 1955; Manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc. ; machine-printed on paper; H x W: 167 x 52cm (65 3/4 x 20 1/2in.); Gift of Kathleen Paton; 1992-129-1-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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