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Sample, Giant Mikado

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and produced by Herman Miller Textiles and manufactured by American Art Textile Printing Company, Inc.. We acquired it in 2000. Its medium is wool warp, cotton weft and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Alexander Hayden Girard.

  • Noh Robe (Japan), ca. 1800
  • silk, gilded paper.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram....
  • 1931-4-62

Cite this object as

Sample, Giant Mikado; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; wool warp, cotton weft; 1969-165-26

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Maira Kalman Selects.

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