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Sidewall (USA), 1879–87

This is a Sidewall. It was made by American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association. It is dated 1879–87 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is machine-printed and embossed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William B. Eldredge. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William B. Eldredge.

Its dimensions are

48.5 x 50 cm (19 1/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: "A.W.P.M.A." and patttern number "1478".

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1879–87; Made by American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association (United States); machine-printed and embossed; 48.5 x 50 cm (19 1/8 x 19 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. William B. Eldredge; 1976-9-2

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