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Ceiling Paper (USA)

This is a Ceiling paper. It was manufactured by Cresswell & Washburn Ltd. It is dated 1885–90 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Mr.& Mrs. Edward H. Fitch. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Fitch.

Its dimensions are

94.5 x 49.5 cm (37 3/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Ceiling Paper (USA); Manufactured by Cresswell & Washburn Ltd ; machine-printed on paper; 94.5 x 49.5 cm (37 3/16 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Fitch; 1955-84-6

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