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Border (USA), 1879–1887

This is a Border. It was manufactured by American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association. It is dated 1879–1887 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is machine-printed paper. 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

86.5 x 49.5 cm (34 1/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: A.W.P.M.A. in banderole.

Cite this object as

Border (USA), 1879–1887; Manufactured by American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association (United States); machine-printed paper; 86.5 x 49.5 cm (34 1/16 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Victorian Collectibles; 1979-91-801

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