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1901

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1981

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Sidewall, Waterlilies, 1900–01

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by Harry Wearne and made by Zuber & Cie. It is dated 1900–01 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is block-printed paper, embossed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Water(proof) Lilies.

This object was donated by Arlene M. Ellis and Arlene and Thomas C. Ellis. It is credited Gift of Arlene M. and Thomas C. Ellis.

Its dimensions are

74.5 x 49.5 cm (29 5/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Waterlilies, 1900–01; Designed by Harry Wearne (British, active Germany, 1852–1929); France; block-printed paper, embossed; 74.5 x 49.5 cm (29 5/16 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Arlene M. and Thomas C. Ellis; 1981-65-68

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