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Object Timeline

1941

  • Work on this object began.

2000

  • We acquired this object.

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Textile Design: Basket, 1941

This is a drawing. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard. It is dated 1941 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is brush and brown, turquoise, yellow gouache, graphite on newsprint. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

65.9 x 91.4 cm (25 15/16 x 36 in.)

It is signed

Signed in brush and brown gouache, lower right: A.H.Girard / Feb.6. 41

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: BASKET

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Basket, 1941; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); brush and brown, turquoise, yellow gouache, graphite on newsprint; 65.9 x 91.4 cm (25 15/16 x 36 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-183

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