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1951

  • Work on this object began.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

1993

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2022

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Sidewall, Milky Way

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by James Seeman and manufactured by Globe Mills. It is dated 1951 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed. 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

76 cm (29 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "TRIM, UP, PATENT PENDING, JOIN."

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Milky Way; Designed by James Seeman (American, 1914–1994); USA; machine-printed; 76 cm (29 15/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-55

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

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