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1949

  • Work on this object began.

1969

  • Work on this object ended.

2000

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Drawing, Textile Design: Manhattan, nos. 490-494, ca. 1959

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and from the office of Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated ca. 1959 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is pen and ink, color pencil, graphite on white tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Alexander Hayden Girard. It is credited Gift of Alexander H. Girard.

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Its dimensions are

91.4 x 142.9 cm (36 x 56 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso upper left corner: XIII - 2

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Manhattan, nos. 490-494, ca. 1959; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); pen and ink, color pencil, graphite on white tracing paper; 91.4 x 142.9 cm (36 x 56 1/4 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-323

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