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1952

  • Work on this object began.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

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Sample, Tweed

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and produced by Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton (59%) and jute (41%) and its technique is plain weave with doubled warps. 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 30.5 cm (12 x 12 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample, Tweed; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); USA; cotton (59%) and jute (41%); Warp x Weft: 30.5 x 30.5 cm (12 x 12 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-829

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