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Furnishing fabric: Keisarinkruunu

Length of furnishing fabric

Finnish
1966
Manufactured by Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951), Designed by Maija Isola (Finnish, 1927–2001)


Dimensions

Overall: 457.2 x 137.2 cm (180 x 54 in.)

Accession Number

2006.822

Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Printed

Yellow, black, gray, and white abstract design. Labeled:”Maija Isola/ Marimekko/ “Keisarinkruunu”/ Made in Finland/ 1966”

Provenance

Fabric was unsold stock from Environment 2, a Pittsburg, PA store that sold Marimekko in the 1960s-70s. Purchased by Susan Ward through an internet auction from the store's owner ca. 2003-2005; purchased by MFA January 25, 2006.

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund