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Length of furnishing fabric: Malva

Finnish
1968
Designed by Anneli Qveflander (Finnish, born in 1929), Designed for Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951)


Object Place: Finland

Dimensions

Height x width: 56 5/16 x 56 5/16 in. (143 x 143 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2846

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, screen printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Silk screen

Printed cotton with large-scale rose pattern in pink overprinted with dark green (repeat is 132cm over two screens). In one selvedge: “Anneli Qveflander design “Malva” © Marimekko oy Suomi Finland 1968.”

Provenance

May 2006, purchased via internet auction by Susan Ward, Lexington, MA; purchased from Ward by the MFA (Accession date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston