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Fiberglass Side Shell

Charles Eames, Ray Eames

The collection has several color-test samples from different fiberglass manufacturers. This Green Side Shell is a color-test sample sent by the Cimastra division of the Cincinnati Milling Machine Company.

An embossed Cincinnati Milling Machine Company logo (“C” with a six-pointed star) and an embossed Herman Miller logo and word mark are on the underside of the shell. A white, rectangular Cimastra sticker with a blue border and “F-104 GREEN 24R97, TRB 818-114 4-10-68, FOR COLOR APPROVAL” is on the seat reverse.

  • Manufacturer: Herman Miller, Inc.
  • Medium:Fiberglass
  • Dimensions:17 x 18 x 18 in. (43.2 x 45.7 x 45.7 cm)
  • Design Date:1952
  • Item:2019.2.292