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Woman's dress

Finnish
about 1963
Designed by Annika Rimala (Finnish, born in 1936), For Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951)


Object Place: Finland

Dimensions

Center back: 96.5 cm (38 in.)

Accession Number

2007.511

Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton plain weave, metal buttons

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

High-waisted, sleeveless A-line dress with buttoned placket (steel buttons), fabric printed with floral pattern in orange and green on pink ground. Hem has been let down. Labelled: “marimekko / suomi - finland / 34”

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