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Sidewall, Tree of Wisdom

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Kakegawa Grasscloth Manufacturing Co.. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is screen printed on grasscloth. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of S. Stanley Sogg.

  • Sidewall, Newsworthy
  • coiled newspaper woven with nylon filaments, paper backing.
  • Gift of Lori Weitzner.
  • 2010-15-1

Its dimensions are

91 x 77 cm (35 13/16 x 30 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in right selvedge: Made especially for the Warner Co. by Orientex, Ltd., at the studios of Kakegawa Grass Cloth Mfg. Co. Ltd.

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Tree of Wisdom; Manufactured by Kakegawa Grasscloth Manufacturing Co. ; Japan; screen printed on grasscloth; 91 x 77 cm (35 13/16 x 30 5/16 in.); Gift of S. Stanley Sogg; 1955-88-2-a,b

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