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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1952

  • Work on this object ended.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Textile Sample, Checkmate, before 1952

This is a Textile sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard. It is dated before 1952 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton and its technique is 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

Warp x Weft: 60.3 x 68.6 cm (23 3/4 x 27 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile Sample, Checkmate, before 1952; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); cotton; Warp x Weft: 60.3 x 68.6 cm (23 3/4 x 27 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-1195

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