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1960

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Sample, April, 1960

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and manufactured by American Art Textile Printing Company, Inc. and produced by Herman Miller Textiles. It is dated 1960 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton; small samples include linen, rayon, goat hair, mohair, polyester, fibranne and its technique is screen printed on plain weave; one small sample is twill 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 60 x 60cm (23 5/8 x 23 5/8in.)

It has the following markings

Manufacturer's paper label attached to bottom right corner of all samples.

Cite this object as

Sample, April, 1960; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; cotton; small samples include linen, rayon, goat hair, mohair, polyester, fibranne; H x W: 60 x 60cm (23 5/8 x 23 5/8in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-105

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