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Sidewall, Stylized Flowers in Diagonal Pattern, ca. 1927

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated ca. 1927 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Watercolor Wallpaper.

It is credited Gift of Edna Lindemann.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 80 x 56 cm (31 1/2 x 22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in left selvedge: "Birge - Made in U.S.A. 3924"; printed in right selvedge: "Designed by Burchfield."

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Stylized Flowers in Diagonal Pattern, ca. 1927; Manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); USA; machine-printed paper; H x W x D: 80 x 56 cm (31 1/2 x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Edna Lindemann; 1992-109-4

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