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1945

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1955

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1991

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Sidewall, Caladium

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by The Canadian Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed, textured ground. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (b): 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.) L x W (a): 167.6 × 56.5 cm (5 ft. 6 in. × 22 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "Match here, 382, Made in Canada, Waterfast"

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Caladium; Manufactured by The Canadian Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd. ; Canada; machine-printed, textured ground; H x W x D (b): 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.) L x W (a): 167.6 × 56.5 cm (5 ft. 6 in. × 22 1/4 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-205-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s.

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