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Woman's dress

Finnish
1960s
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): 98 cm (38 9/16 in.) Overall (belt): 129 x 3 cm (50 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1998.1-2

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, metal zipper

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress with standing band collar, printed in allover pattern of red and cream horizontal stripes. Metal zipper in back. Matching self-fabric belt. Labelled: marimekko suomi - finland / 12 / 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