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1957

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1969

  • We acquired this object.

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Sample, Saranylon, 1957

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and produced by Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is saran (51%) and nylon (49%) and its technique is plain weave with doubled warps and doubled wefts. It is a part of the Textiles Department 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 29.8 cm (12 x 11 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample, Saranylon, 1957; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); saran (51%) and nylon (49%); Warp x Weft: 30.5 x 29.8 cm (12 x 11 3/4 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-1149

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