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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

2014

2019

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Imitation Leather, ca. 1920

This is a Imitation leather. It was manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is embossed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Alan Moss.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 184 x 56 cm (6 ft. 7/16 in. x 22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Embossed in left selvedge: BIRGE

Cite this object as

Imitation Leather, ca. 1920; Manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); embossed paper; Overall: 184 x 56 cm (6 ft. 7/16 in. x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Alan Moss; 1992-156-9

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