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"Jokapoika" (every boy) shirt

Finnish
1960s (designed 1953)
Designed by Vuokko Nurmesniemi (Finnish, born in 1930), For Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951), Retailed by Design Research (American, 1953-1978)


Object Place: Finland

Dimensions

Center back: 62.5 cm (24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1992

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, metal buttons

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Unisex shirt, printed with pattern of dark brown and light brown stripes (“Piccolo” fabric pattern), left chest patch pocket, metal buttons. Labelled: marimekko suomi - finland 36 / 100% cotton / DR New York Cambridge San Francisco / [care symbols]

Provenance

Purchased at Design Research in Cambridge, MA by June and David Wallace, Westport, MA; gift of the Wallaces to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of June and David Wallace