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Sidewall (France)

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1920–25 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is block-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Nancy McClelland. It is credited Gift of Nancy McClelland.

Its dimensions are

70 x 49.5 cm (27 9/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvedge: "Made in France, Nancy McClelland".

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France); block-printed on paper; 70 x 49.5 cm (27 9/16 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Nancy McClelland; 1945-3-9

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