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1964

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1969

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Textile Sample, Maypole

This is a Textile sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and produced by Herman Miller Textiles. It is dated 1964 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is linen (48%) and rayon (52%) and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning. 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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Textile Sample, Maypole; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); linen (48%) and rayon (52%); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-621

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