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Woman's dress

Finnish
1960s (fabric designed in 1962)
Designed by Annika Rimala (Finnish, born in 1936), For Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951), Retailed by Design Research (American, 1953-1978)


Object Place: Finland

Dimensions

Center back: 95 cm (37 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1995

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, metal buttons

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short dress with standing collar, buttoned placket front, short sleeves, printed with overall pattern of purple swirls and orange dots on an orange/yellow ground. Labelled: marimekko suomi - finland 38 10 / © marimekko oy finland 1962 100% cotton / DR Cambridge New York San Francisco / [care symbols]

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