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1948

  • Work on this object began.

1958

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

1995

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Sidewall (USA), ca. 1953

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated ca. 1953 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed on ribbed ground. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

W: 56cm (22 1/16in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "UNION MADE, DROP PATTERN, JOIN, TOP, WASHABLE"

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), ca. 1953; Manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); machine-printed on ribbed ground; W: 56cm (22 1/16in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-13

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