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1961

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1969

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Textile, Barber Pole, 1961

This is a Textile. 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 1961 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton 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: 44.5 x 130 cm (17 1/2 x 51 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

miller fabrics inc. Barber Pole designed by alexander girard copyright... (printed in selvedge)

Cite this object as

Textile, Barber Pole, 1961; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); cotton; H x W: 44.5 x 130 cm (17 1/2 x 51 3/16 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-27

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