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Woman's dress

Finnish
1960s
Designed by Liisa Suvanto (Finnish, 1910–1983), For Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951), Retailed by Design Research (American, 1953-1978)


Object Place: Finland

Dimensions

Center back (dress): 99 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1990.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave, metal zipper and belt buckle, synthetic plain weave lining

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Tailored dress with shoulder yoke, off-white wool with brown check pattern; yoke and sleeves are cut on the bias of the fabric. Metal zipper, cream synthetic plain weave lining. Matching self-fabric belt with metal buckle. Labelled: 10 / [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