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1952

  • Work on this object began.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

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Sample, BigChek

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and manufactured by Orinoka Mills. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton and its technique is 4\1 twill damask. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

30.5 x 31 cm (12 x 12 3/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Paper label attached to lower right corner, HERMAN MILLER FABRICS.

Cite this object as

Sample, BigChek; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; cotton; 30.5 x 31 cm (12 x 12 3/16 in. ); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-102

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