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1960

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Sample, Tent, 1960

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and produced by Herman Miller Textiles. It is dated 1960 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is linen (51%), goat hair (29%), and rayon (20%) and its technique is 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.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 30.5 x 59.7 cm (12 x 23 1/2 in.); two pieces stapled together

Cite this object as

Sample, Tent, 1960; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; linen (51%), goat hair (29%), and rayon (20%); Warp x Weft: 30.5 x 59.7 cm (12 x 23 1/2 in.); two pieces stapled together; Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-525

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