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Woman's dress

Finnish
about 1973
Designed by Pentti Rinta (Finnish, born in 1946), For Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951), Retailed by Design Research (American, 1953-1978)


Object Place: Finland

Dimensions

Center back: 102 cm (40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1994

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, plastic buttons

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless dress with wing collar, patch pocket, button front, printed with pattern of rows of multicolored stripes on a white ground (“Kirjo” fabric pattern). Labelled: marimekko suomi - finland 40 12 / © marimekko oy finland 1973 100% cotton / Design Research Cambridge New York San Francisco Westport Braintree Beverly Hills

Provenance

Purchased at Design Research in Cambridge, MA by June and David Wallace, Westport, MA; gift of the Wallaces to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of June and David Wallace