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Sidewall (Germany)

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Carl Herting. It is dated 1862–65 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is block-printed, gold foil applique, silver. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Deutsches Tapetenmuseum. It is credited Gift of Deutsches Tapetenmuseum.

Its dimensions are

90 x 48.5 cm (35 7/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

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Sidewall (Germany); Manufactured by Carl Herting (German); block-printed, gold foil applique, silver; 90 x 48.5 cm (35 7/16 x 19 1/8 in.); Gift of Deutsches Tapetenmuseum; 1955-51-9

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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