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Ceiling Paper (USA), 1890–1900

This is a Ceiling paper. It was made by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated 1890–1900 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Robina Clark.

Its dimensions are

50 x 29.5 cm (19 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

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Ceiling Paper (USA), 1890–1900; Made by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); machine-printed; 50 x 29.5 cm (19 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Gift of Robina Clark; 1939-33-35

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