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Sidewall (France)

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1775–85 and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper, distemper colors. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

71 x 51.5 cm (27 15/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France); block-printed on handmade paper, distemper colors; 71 x 51.5 cm (27 15/16 x 20 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1925-1-22

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