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Sample, Cutout, 1954

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 1954 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is 100% cotton 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.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 59.7 x 59.7 cm (23 1/2 x 23 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Herman Miller Fabrics paper label attached ot lower right corner. 100% cotton (poplin) woven in Switzerland

Cite this object as

Sample, Cutout, 1954; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; 100% cotton; H x W: 59.7 x 59.7 cm (23 1/2 x 23 1/2 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-133

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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