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Drawing, Textile Design: Vines, 1940–49

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard. It is dated 1940–49 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on newsprint. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

90.8 x 61.6 cm (35 3/4 x 24 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso lower left corner: VINES; verso upper left corner (partial): VINES

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Vines, 1940–49; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); brush and watercolor, graphite on newsprint; 90.8 x 61.6 cm (35 3/4 x 24 1/4 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-208

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