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Collage, Textile Design: Cutout, no. 635-640

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 tissue paper, colored paper, brush and gouache on white wove paper. 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.

  • Drawing, Textile Design: Monte Zuma
  • brush and gouache, pen and black ink, graphite on paper.
  • Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts....
  • 1988-62-199

Our curators have highlighted 7 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

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  • 1991-144-1

Its dimensions are

43.8 × 36.8 cm (17 1/4 × 14 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso upper left corner: V-1

Cite this object as

Collage, Textile Design: Cutout, no. 635-640; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); Office of Herman Miller Furniture Company (United States); USA; tissue paper, colored paper, brush and gouache on white wove paper; 43.8 × 36.8 cm (17 1/4 × 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-232

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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