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1951

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Sidewall, Doodle, 1951

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by John Jacoby. It is dated 1951. Its medium is vinyl coated fabric (sanitas). It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Has Anyone Seen Bertha?.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

82.5 x 49 cm (32 1/2 x 19 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Doodle, 1951; Designed by John Jacoby ; USA; vinyl coated fabric (sanitas); 82.5 x 49 cm (32 1/2 x 19 5/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; a-w-791

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

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