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Object Timeline

1958

  • Work on this object began.

1970

  • Work on this object ended.

2000

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2015

2021

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Sidewall, Ascending Suns

This is a sidewall. It was designed by Barbara White. It is dated 1958–70 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is hand-folded and dyed japanese paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Barbara White. It is credited Gift of Barbara White.

  • Solar Wall
  • H x W: 182.9 x 210.8 cm (6 ft. x 6 ft. 11 in.).
  • Courtesy of Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA).
  • 27.2012.1
  • Color Wheel
  • oil paint on composition board.
  • Gift of Hilaire Hiler.
  • 1960-244-1

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Its dimensions are

Overall: 66 x 93 cm (26 x 36 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Ascending Suns; Designed by Barbara White (American, n.d.); USA; hand-folded and dyed japanese paper; Overall: 66 x 93 cm (26 x 36 5/8 in.); Gift of Barbara White; 2000-64-41

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