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1957

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • Work on this object ended.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Textile Sample, HM Naugahyde, 1957–1960

This is a Textile sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and produced by Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1957–1960 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is vinyl-coated cotton "naugahyde." and its technique is cotton knit coated with vinyl. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Alexander Hayden Girard. It is credited Gift of Alexander H. Girard.

  • Scarf (Japan), 1993
  • warp: polyester thread; weft: metallic slit film.
  • Gift of Junichi Arai.
  • 1993-118-3

Its dimensions are

Warp: 11.75 in. Weft: 12 in.

Cite this object as

Textile Sample, HM Naugahyde, 1957–1960; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); vinyl-coated cotton "naugahyde."; Warp: 11.75 in. Weft: 12 in.; Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-1019

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