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1944

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Sidewall (USA), 1942

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated 1942 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is machine-printed and flocked on embossed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is credited Gift of Birge Co., Inc..

Its dimensions are

60 x 50 cm (23 5/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in right selvedge: "Birge Made in U.S.A. 5302 U.W.C. of N.A. Union Made."

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1942; Manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); machine-printed and flocked on embossed paper; 60 x 50 cm (23 5/8 x 19 11/16 in.); Gift of Birge Co., Inc.; 1944-79-6

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