Wooden Dolls Mother Fish & Child

Alexander Girard, 1952

alt
Two fish - a mother and her little one - add another motif from the animal world to the cheerful family of Alexander Girard's Wooden Dolls. Their horizontal orientation distinguishes them from the standing posture of the other figures in the large collection of dolls.
Information
This product was designed by
Alexander Girard
The architect and designer Alexander Girard was one of the leading figures in American design during the postwar era. His passion for colours, patterns and textures found expression in the field of textile design, which was a focal part of his oeuvre.
Learn more
Product family
Wooden Dolls
Together with Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson, Alexander Girard was one of the leading figures of postwar American design. A key source of inspiration for his wide-ranging oeuvre, which focused primarily on textile design, was his passion for the folk art of South America, Asia and Eastern Europe. The decorative Wooden Dolls, designed and made by Girard for his own home in Santa Fe, were likewise inspired by his extensive personal collection of folk art. Part decorative object, part…
Learn more