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1959

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2000

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2015

2022

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Drawing, Textile Design: Pumpkin Seeds, no. 715

This is a drawing. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and from the office of Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is 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.

Its dimensions are

30.8 x 80.3 cm (12 1/8 x 31 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right below design: ALEXANDER GIRARD 2/4/59

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper margin: HALF FULL SIZE REPEAT / 24"; in graphite, at left below design: NOTE: / "SEEDS" ARE TO BE COLOR PRINTED / SERIES 715 "PUMPKIN SEEDS"; Verso: in graphite, upper left corner: XII-3

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Pumpkin Seeds, no. 715; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); graphite on white tracing paper; 30.8 x 80.3 cm (12 1/8 x 31 5/8 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-289

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