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Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–1915

This is a Ceiling paper. It was manufactured by Imperial Wall Paper Co. and Imperial Wallcoverings Inc.. It is dated 1905–1915 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is machine-printed paper, textured, liquid mica. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Victorian Collectibles. It is credited Gift of Victorian Collectibles.

Its dimensions are

92 x 59 cm (36 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: "Imperial Wall-Paper Co. Sandy Hill, N. Y. 992"

Cite this object as

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–1915; Manufactured by Imperial Wallcoverings Inc. (United States); machine-printed paper, textured, liquid mica; 92 x 59 cm (36 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.); Gift of Victorian Collectibles; 1979-91-1183

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