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What is this?

Printed sample with rows of letters and numbers printed in orange on white.

This is a sample. It is dated 1960 and we acquired it in 1969. Gift of Alexander H. Girard.

Its medium is

medium: 100% cotton technique: screen printed on plain weave label: screen printed cotton

Its dimensions are

H x W: 60 x 60 cm (23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Herman Miller Textiles paper label attached to lower right corner.

This object was manufactured by Herman Miller Furniture Company and designed by Alexander Hayden Girard

This object was donated by Alexander Hayden Girard

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sample, "Alphabet", 1960 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 December 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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