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1955

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1969

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Sample, Fortisan & Rayon, 1955

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and manufactured by Cheney Brothers and produced by Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1955 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is fortisan (21%) and rayon (79%) 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 31.1 cm (12 x 12 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample, Fortisan & Rayon, 1955; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); fortisan (21%) and rayon (79%); Warp x Weft: 30.5 x 31.1 cm (12 x 12 1/4 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-788

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