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Length of furnishing fabric: Karhunkukka

Finnish
1964
Designed by Maija Isola (Finnish, 1927–2001), Designed for Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951)


Object Place: Finland

Dimensions

Height x width: 111 x 54 in. (281.9 x 137.2 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2265

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; screen printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Printed

Black ground with overall pattern of red circles with black specks (stylized poppy blossoms), full loom width with two selvedges. Marked in selvedge: “Maija Isola “Karhunkukka” © Marimekko Oy Suomi Finland 1964.”

Provenance

By 2008, collection of Henry S. Hacker, Cambridge, MA; gift of Hacker to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry S. Hacker