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1960

  • Work on this object began.

2000

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Textile Design: Barber Pole, no. 1070, 1960

This is a drawing. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard and from the office of Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated 1960 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

89.2 x 77.6 cm (35 1/8 x 30 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower margin: "barberpole" series #1070 / 24" / A.H. Girard / Nov. 21, 1960 / C screen

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: vertical repeat pattern shown dotted; in graphite upper left: salvedge [sic]; upper right pattern repeats horizontals

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Barber Pole, no. 1070, 1960; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); graphite on white tracing paper; 89.2 x 77.6 cm (35 1/8 x 30 9/16 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-343

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