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1958

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1991

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Sidewall, Hobby House

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by Bailey Wallpaper Company. It is dated 1958 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Suzanne Lipschutz. It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

47.5 cm (18 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "WATERPROOF COLORS, RUN 1"

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Hobby House; Manufactured by Bailey Wallpaper Company ; USA; machine-printed paper; 47.5 cm (18 11/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-22-a

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

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