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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.. It is dated 1954 and 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.

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

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 59.1 x 59.1 cm (23 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.) Repeat H x W: 61 x 61 cm (24 x 24 in.)

It is inscribed

Giant Mikado - Contract Special Repeat: 24" x 24" (Herman Miller Fabrics paper label attached to lower right corner.)

Cite this object as

Sample, Giant Mikado; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); Produced by Herman Miller Furniture Company (United States); Manufactured by American Art Textile Printing Company, Inc.; USA; wool warp, cotton weft; H x W: 59.1 x 59.1 cm (23 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.) Repeat H x W: 61 x 61 cm (24 x 24 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-26

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

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