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Shirt: Jokapoika (everyboy)

Fabric pattern: "Piccolo"

about 1958 (designed 1956)
Designed by Vuokko Nurmesniemi (Finnish, born in 1930), For Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951)

Object Place: Finland


Center back (including collar): 61 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton plain weave, metal buttons

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Man’s / unisex shirt with wing collar, button front with steel buttons, cuffs with mitered corners, fabric printed with overlapping stripes of pink and mustard yellow. Hem has been shortened, and side seams taken in. Labelled: “marimekko / suomi - finland” and “38”


Purchased in Finland by Margaret M. Eskridge, spring or summer of 1958; 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