Our avatar for “Documenting Modern Living” on Tumblr is a textile sample of Alexander H. Girard’s Quatrefoil design for Herman Miller in 1954. The fabric is plain Fortisan, and the color is identified as #627. Girard selected this fabric for the curtains in a girl’s bedroom (room #34).
Detail of textile sample (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.) of Quatrefoil by Alexander H. Girard for Herman Miller, 1954, 91/51, Miller House and Garden Collection, IMA Archives, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana. (MHG_IVe_B091_f051_002)