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Sidewall (USA), 1950

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated 1950 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Buffalo Rose.

It is credited Gift of Interior Design and Decoration.

  • Ribbons (France)
  • silk, metal strips wrapped around cotton core.
  • 1938-82-184-a/e

Its dimensions are

76.5 x 55 cm (30 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1950; Manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); machine-printed; 76.5 x 55 cm (30 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.); Gift of Interior Design and Decoration; 1951-27-4

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