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Sidewall (USA), 1821–28

This is a Sidewall. It was made by Janes and Bolles. It is dated 1821–28 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled The Rosetta Stone of Wallpaper?.

This object was donated by The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology. It is credited Gift of The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 109 x 52 cm (42 15/16 x 20 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1821–28; Made by Janes and Bolles (United States); block-printed on handmade paper; Overall: 109 x 52 cm (42 15/16 x 20 1/2 in.); Gift of The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology; 1998-75-105

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