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1958

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1969

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Sample, Giant Rectangles, 1958

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and manufactured by American Art Textile Printing Company, Inc. and produced by Herman Miller Textiles. It is dated 1958 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is 45%mohair, 40% cotton, 15% rayon and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

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

Its dimensions are

179 x 128 cm (70 1/2 x 50 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

Printed on left edge: ...gles" designed by alexander girard, copyright 1958, herman miller fabrics "giant rec... Paper label removed and placed in research file.

Cite this object as

Sample, Giant Rectangles, 1958; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; 45%mohair, 40% cotton, 15% rayon; 179 x 128 cm (70 1/2 x 50 3/8 in. ); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-88

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