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Woman's dress

Finnish
about 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 (dress): 136 cm (53 9/16 in.) Overall (belt): 146 x 2 cm (57 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1988.1-2

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton velour, metal and nylon zipper

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Straight, floor-length turtleneck dress with raglan sleeves, printed in all-over pattern of large swirls in pink and black (“Keidas” fabric pattern). Labelled: marimekko suomi - finland 40 12 / © 1966 marimekko oy finland 100% cotton / DR Cambridge New York San Francisco

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