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1921

  • Work on this object began.

1922

  • Work on this object ended.

1930

  • We acquired this object.

2006

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  • You found it!

Sidewall (France)

This is a sidewall. It was designed by Paul Vera. It is dated 1921–22 and we acquired it in 1930. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Cornelius Sullivan. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Cornelius Sullivan.

  • Border (England)
  • block-printed paper.
  • Gift of Edith and Maude Wetmore.
  • 1939-45-8
  • Frieze
  • machine-printed paper.
  • Gift of Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz.
  • 1998-62-14
  • Bag (France)
  • glass beads, steel frame.
  • Gift of Mrs. George Blumenthal.
  • 1908-3-5

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Sidewall, Tudor Rose
  • embossed canvas with backing paper.
  • Gift of Arlene M. and Thomas C. Ellis.
  • 1981-65-15

Its dimensions are

Overall: 42 x 47.5 cm (16 9/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France); Designed by Paul Vera (French, active Paris, 1882–1957); machine-printed paper; Overall: 42 x 47.5 cm (16 9/16 x 18 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Cornelius Sullivan; 1930-21-1-j

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