VITRA WOODEN DOLL 21.
In 1953 the American designer Alexander Girard created a collection of wooden dolls for his own house in Santa Fe. Today, this colorful collection of Girard wooden dolls are produced by Vitra in Switzerland. Inspired by Girard's passion for South American, Asian and European folk art, the beautiful wooden dolls can be used as decorative items or toys.
Hand painted pinewood
Height: 18 cm Diameter: 8 cm.
About the designer:
Alexander Girard (1907-1993) was an American designer and architect who worked in the field of interior design, furniture, textiles and industrial design and worked with Herman Miller from 1952 to 1975.
Among his colleagues George Nelson and Charles and Ray Eames is Girard considered one of the pioneers of American design from the mid-twentieth century. His best-known designs include La Fonda del Sol restaurant in New York and the Girard Foundation in San Diego, which houses Girard's extensive collection of folk art.