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Sidewall (Japan)

This is a sidewall. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is rice paper, butterflies, leaves. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by S. Stanley Sogg. It is credited Gift of S. Stanley Sogg.

  • Vase (France)
  • glass.
  • Gift of the Estate of Max Kobre.
  • 1996-45-6

Its dimensions are

91.5 x 62 cm (36 x 24 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (Japan); rice paper, butterflies, leaves; 91.5 x 62 cm (36 x 24 7/16 in.); Gift of S. Stanley Sogg; 1955-88-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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