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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

1993

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Sidewall (USA), 1940–50

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by The Birge Company - - do not use. It is dated 1940–50 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

55.5 cm (21 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "UNION MADE, DROP PATTERN, JOIN, TRIM, WASHABLE, RUN 3 1431, MADE IN U.S.A."

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1940–50; Manufactured by The Birge Company - - do not use ; machine-printed; 55.5 cm (21 7/8 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-249

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