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1959

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1969

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Sample, Carnevale, 1959

This is a Sample. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and produced by Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is linen (79%) mylar (14%) and cotton (7%) and its technique is vertical bands of plain weave joined by long weft floats. 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: 31.1 x 31.8 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample, Carnevale, 1959; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); linen (79%) mylar (14%) and cotton (7%); Warp x Weft: 31.1 x 31.8 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-1165

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