Textile, Showers, 1958
With Showers, Girard uses an irregular arrangement of truncated triangles to suggest the movement of falling rain. The museum also holds three original tissue paper collages for this design, and a detailed design drawing on tracing paper with the repeat indicated and the seven color screens called out in his architect’s hand.
This object was
George R. Kravis II.
It is credited
Gift of George R. Kravis II.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 157.5 × 165.1 cm (5 ft. 2 in. × 5 ft. 5 in.)
Cite this object as
Textile, Showers, 1958; linen; H x W: 157.5 × 165.1 cm (5 ft. 2 in. × 5 ft. 5 in.); Gift of George R. Kravis II; 2016-5-27
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.