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Textile, Rods, 1959

This is a Textile. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and produced by Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is linen and rayon and its technique is vertical bands of plain weave joined by long weft floats, with supplementary warp patterning. 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.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 58.4 x 62.2 cm (23 x 24 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Rods, 1959; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); linen and rayon; Warp x Weft: 58.4 x 62.2 cm (23 x 24 1/2 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-1175

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