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Building Material Sample

TitleBuilding Material Sample
Object NameBuilding Material Sample
Manufactured ByMapes Industries, INC.
DescriptionBuilding material samples in a presentation box. Founded by J.S. Mapes in 1952, the company developed the original laminated metal panel to be used extensively for wall facing and storefront remodeling. Mapes porcelain on aluminum surface became a choice finish for its wide range of color options and nearly impervious surface.
Date Manufacturedmid-20th Century
Number of Objects3
Accession Number2003.1234.39
DonorGift of National Plastics Center.
Broad SubjectArchitecture, Building and Construction
SubjectsBuilding Material Samples
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