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Sidewall (France)

This is a Sidewall. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is block-printed on joined sheets. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

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

a) Overall: 69 x 50 cm (27 3/16 x 19 11/16 in.) b) 21 x 50 cm

It is inscribed

Stamped on verso: "Made in France" and "515".

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France); block-printed on joined sheets; a) Overall: 69 x 50 cm (27 3/16 x 19 11/16 in.) b) 21 x 50 cm; Gift of The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology; 1998-75-158-a,b

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