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Collage, Textile Design: Cutout, no. 640, 1954

This is a Collage. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and from the office of Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is colored tissue paper mounted on cardboard, graphite. 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.

  • Collage (USA)
  • Gift of Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture.
  • 1962-138-7

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Its dimensions are

54.4 x 40.2 cm (21 7/16 x 15 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso upper left corner: V-3

Cite this object as

Collage, Textile Design: Cutout, no. 640, 1954; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; colored tissue paper mounted on cardboard, graphite; 54.4 x 40.2 cm (21 7/16 x 15 13/16 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-226

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.

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