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1949

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1969

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2000

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2015

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

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.

  • Drawing, Design for Textile
  • brush and black gouache, graphite on graph paper; white wove mat.
  • Gift of Marilyn Walter Grounds.
  • 2008-20-64
  • Drawing, Design for Textile
  • brush and black gouache, graphite on graph paper, mounted on off-white wove....
  • Gift of Marilyn Walter Grounds.
  • 2008-20-65
  • Textile, Adler
  • silk.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 2005-8-33

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Katagami, Checkers
  • cut mulberry paper treated with persimmon tannin and silk thread.
  • Gift of Helen Snyder.
  • 1976-103-268

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; 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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