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Ceiling Border (USA), 1885

This is a Ceiling border. It was manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated 1885 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is block printed and flocked on machine-made paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds.

Its dimensions are

L x W (a): 124 × 51 cm (48 13/16 × 20 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Ceiling Border (USA), 1885; Manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); block printed and flocked on machine-made paper; L x W (a): 124 × 51 cm (48 13/16 × 20 1/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds; 1995-165-2-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.

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