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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): 101 cm (39 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.2000.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave (flannel), metal zipper and buckle

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Tailored dress of pale green wool with three-quarter sleeves, high waist seam with belt loops at dropped waistline, metal back zipper. Matching fabric-covered belt with metal buckle and grommets. Labelled: marimekko suomi - finland / marimekko finland 100% wool / 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