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Sidewall, The Birches, 1921

This is a Sidewall. It was created by Charles Burchfield and designed by Charles Burchfield and manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated 1921 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is machine-printed paper, embossed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Ms. Edna Lindemann. It is credited Gift of Edna Lindemann.

Its dimensions are

80.5 x 50.5 cm (31 11/16 x 19 7/8 in. )

It is inscribed

Printed in left selvedge: "Birge - Made in U.S.A. 1186"

Cite this object as

Sidewall, The Birches, 1921; Charles Burchfield (1893 – 1967); USA; machine-printed paper, embossed; 80.5 x 50.5 cm (31 11/16 x 19 7/8 in. ); Gift of Edna Lindemann; 1992-109-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Artist's Designed Wallpapers and Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.

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