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Sidewall (possibly USA)

This is a sidewall. It is dated 1850–70 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is machine printed on machine-made paper. 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

Overall: 55 x 48 cm (21 5/8 x 18 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Written in script on verso in graphite: "Capt. Farless/ 120 Derby Street/ Aug. 8th 1862/ Chambers" and "Salem". Printed in selvedge: "1346".

Cite this object as

Sidewall (possibly USA); machine printed on machine-made paper; Overall: 55 x 48 cm (21 5/8 x 18 7/8 in.); Gift of The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology; 1998-75-209

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