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1954

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Sample, Mikado, 1954

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and produced by Herman Miller Textiles and manufactured by American Art Textile Printing Company, Inc.. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is silk and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 60 x 60 cm (23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Herman Miller Fabrics paper label attached to lower right corner. Label states content as, "silk gauze."

Cite this object as

Sample, Mikado, 1954; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; silk; H x W: 60 x 60 cm (23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-23

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