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Sample, Triangles, 1952

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and produced by Herman Miller Textiles. It is dated 1952 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.

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Its dimensions are

30.5 x 30.5 cm (12 x 12 in. )

It has the following markings

Paper label atached to lower right corner, HERMAN MILLER FABRICS.

Cite this object as

Sample, Triangles, 1952; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; silk; 30.5 x 30.5 cm (12 x 12 in. ); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-111

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