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Sidewall, Crazy Key

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by William Justema. It is dated 1967 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is screen-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by William Justema. It is credited Gift of William Justema.

  • Object ID #18471355
  • screenprinted and flocked on machine-made paper.
  • Gift of William Justema.
  • 1969-70-3
  • Textile, Gabon
  • cotton.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 1990-31-1

Its dimensions are

94 x 77 cm (37 x 30 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in right selvedge: Crazy Key / A Justema Wallpattern / 1967

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Crazy Key; Designed by William Justema (American, 1905–1987); USA; screen-printed on paper; 94 x 77 cm (37 x 30 5/16 in.); Gift of William Justema; 1969-70-6

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