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1954

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1969

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Collage, Design for Textile-Quatrefoil, Series #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 1969. 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 Day series in a post titled Collection Connections.

This object was donated by Alexander Hayden Girard and catalogued by Karin Zonis. It is credited Gift of Alexander H. Girard.

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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

Cite this object as

Collage, Design for Textile-Quatrefoil, Series #625-630, 1954; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; colored tissue, graphite on white tracing paper; 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.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-249

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.

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