'Toostripe' Herman Miller Vintage Eames DSR Side Chair With Alexander Girard Upholstery
A revitalized classic. An original Herman Miller Eames DSR shell has been restored with original Alexander Girard upholstery called ‘Toostripe’. With the original fabric having experienced a rather hard life, it was the perfect opportunity to adorn this beautiful shell with some original Girard fabric and what could be better than using his classic love of lines?
Alexander Girard was introduced to the Herman Miller Corporation through his friend, Charles Eames. An esteemed architect and designer, Girard began work for Herman Miller and instantly began producing new textile designs which, naturally, found themselves on some of his favourite chairs, the Eames’s shell chair.
The range of fabrics and their variants produced was huge, and this particular version was also used as wallpaper design!
The fiber shell is in great vintage condition with no cracks, chips or defects.
The used black Eiffel base is in good condition and helps make this chair look stunning.
The Alexander Girard fabric for Herman Miller is in a great condition with no defects and no lifting.
Eames Shell Chairs vary from 1 to 5 stars for investment. The reasons depend on so many factors but mainly the condition, the rarity of the colour, the originality of the base, the age and of course the maker are those that determine. Excellent examples of a lovely combination such as this represent a good value investment.
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