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1952

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1953

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Border, Chinese Water Border

This is a border. It was manufactured by Piazza Prints Inc.. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is screen printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Piazza Prints Inc.. It is credited Gift of Piazza Prints, Inc..

Its dimensions are

105.5 x 38.5 cm (41 9/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Adapted from wallpaper designed probably by Frederick Crace (1779-1859). The original from thiwch this design is derived was commissioned for the decoration of the royal Pavilion, Brighton.

Cite this object as

Border, Chinese Water Border; Manufactured by Piazza Prints Inc. (United States); USA; screen printed; 105.5 x 38.5 cm (41 9/16 x 15 3/16 in.); Gift of Piazza Prints, Inc.; 1953-46-3

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