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Ceiling Paper (USA), 1890–1900

This is a Ceiling paper. It was manufactured by The Birge Company - - do not use and M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated 1890–1900 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Robina Clark.

Its dimensions are

38 x 49.5 cm (14 15/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: Birge & Sons 1737.

Cite this object as

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1890–1900; Manufactured by The Birge Company - - do not use ; machine-printed paper; 38 x 49.5 cm (14 15/16 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Robina Clark; 1939-33-32

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