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1954

  • Work on this object began.

2000

  • We acquired this object.

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Collage, Textile Design: Quatrefoil, nos. 625-630, 1954

This is a Collage. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and from the office of Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is colored tissue, graphite on white tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Collection Connections.

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

Its dimensions are

44.5 × 22.5 cm (17 1/2 × 8 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso upper left corner: VI-9

Cite this object as

Collage, Textile Design: Quatrefoil, nos. 625-630, 1954; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; colored tissue, graphite on white tracing paper; 44.5 × 22.5 cm (17 1/2 × 8 7/8 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-249

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