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Ceiling Paper (USA)

This is a Ceiling paper. It is dated 1875–1900 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is machine-printed, machine made paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Dr. Samuel J. Holman and Mrs. Samuel J. Holman. It is credited Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Holman.

Its dimensions are

59.5 x 50 cm (23 7/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Ceiling Paper (USA); machine-printed, machine made paper; 59.5 x 50 cm (23 7/16 x 19 11/16 in.); Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Holman; 1972-38-20

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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