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Textile Fragment, Charred Wood

This is a textile fragment. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard. It is dated ca. 1949 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is silk and its technique is printed on plain weave. 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: 11.5 in. Weft: 12.25 in.

Cite this object as

Textile Fragment, Charred Wood; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); silk; Warp: 11.5 in. Weft: 12.25 in.; Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-1224

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