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What is this?

Six vertical rows of small, thick, four petaled flower motifs made from pink, light blue, blue, green, brown and red colored tissue paper. These flower motifs differ slightly from other designs in the series.

This is a collage from United States. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 1969. Gift of Alexander H. Girard.

This image is on display This object is currently on display in room 201 as part of How Posters Work.

Its medium is

colored tissue, graphite on white tracing paper

Its dimensions are

H x W: 44.5 × 22.5 cm (17 1/2 × 8 7/8 in.) Mat: 75.1 × 30.8 cm (29 9/16 × 12 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso: in graphite, upper left corner: VI-9

This object was from the office of Herman Miller Furniture Company and designed by Alexander Hayden Girard

This object was catalogued by Karin Zonis and donated by Alexander Hayden Girard

A timeline of event horizons

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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