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Sidewall, Telescopic, 2009

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 2009 and we acquired it in 2015. Its medium is screen-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

Cooper Hewitt is being offered as a gift a sample of Telescopic wallpaper designed by Michele Oka Doner for Studio Printworks. This is a color strike-off that shows one of nine different colorways developed in collaboration between the artist and Studio Printworks. This sample contains just less than one repeat and is inscribed in the top right corner with handwritten printing notations. The brown paper was left exposed at the top to show the effect of the printed ground when applied over the colored paper. This sample was sent to the artist for evaluation and to approve the printed colors, paper stock and the overall effect of the print.

It is credited Gift of Michele Oka Doner in honor of Lisa Roberts.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 104.8 × 76.2 cm (41 1/4 in. × 30 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in the top right corner in purple marker is written B/3A and the date 7/30/09.

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Telescopic, 2009; USA; screen-printed paper; L x W: 104.8 × 76.2 cm (41 1/4 in. × 30 in.); Gift of Michele Oka Doner in honor of Lisa Roberts; 2014-52-2

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