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Frieze, Americana

This is a Frieze. It was manufactured by Premier Manufacturing Company. It is dated 1895–1900 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is machine printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Wilmer Moore. It is credited Gift of Wilmer Moore.

  • Sidewall (France)
  • block printed on handmade paper.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1928-2-110

Its dimensions are

60 x 48.5 cm (23 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on front, lower left corner: "Made By Premier Mf'g. Co., Water & Morris Sts., Philadelphia. U.S.A." and "For Decorating or Window Display Cut Out as Outlined Above". Also includes an illustration.

Cite this object as

Frieze, Americana; Manufactured by Premier Manufacturing Company ; USA; machine printed on paper; 60 x 48.5 cm (23 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.); Gift of Wilmer Moore; 1941-17-5

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