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When a Tile is Not a Tile

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Published Date:
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:00:20 +0000
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Object of the Day
Depression-era
floral
France
machine-printed
tile
wallpaper
Description:
This paper fascinates me, which explains why I acquired it for the museum collection. It is an inexpensive, Depression-era paper, but it packs a lot of punch. The design is reminiscent of ceramic tiles which makes it a less than formal pattern and gives it more of a functional aesthetic. While this certainly could be...
Topic:
Design
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