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Oven mitt (one of a pair)

Finnish
1960s
Fabric designed by Vuokko Nurmesniemi (Finnish, born in 1930), For Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951)


Object Place: Finland

Dimensions

Overall (including loop): 24.1 x 12.1 cm (9 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.514

Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton plain weave; wool plain weave lining

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Oven mitt made of cotton printed with pattern of overlapping stripes of royal blue and dark gray; lined with yellow wool flannel, with hanging loop at wrist. No label.

Provenance

Gift from Armi Ratia, founder of Marimekko, to Robert T. and Margaret M. Eskridge, about 1968; Gift to the MFA, June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. and Margaret M. Eskridge to honor and preserve the international significance of Finnish contemporary arts and design, which flourished between 1950 and 1980