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Woman's dress

Finnish
1960s (fabric designed in 1966)
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: 141.5 cm (55 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1996

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Floor-length, sleeveless dress with very full skirt, quilted hem, ties at back of neck, printed with allover pattern of large blue swirls and orange dots on a white ground (“Keidas” fabric pattern). Labelled: marimekko suomi-finland 42 14 / © marimekko oy finland 1966 100% cotton / DR Cambridge New York / [care label]

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