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Woman's raincoat ensemble (coat and head scarf)

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: 101 cm (39 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1989.1-2

Medium or Technique

Coated, screen-printed cotton plain weave (oilcloth)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Raincoat with standing collar, two pockets, snap front, printed in overall pattern of white dots on red ground (“Petrooli” pattern). Labelled: marimekko suomi - finland / 12 / DR Cambridge New York San Francisco. Matching semi-circular headscarf, ties under chin, printed with overall pattern of white dots on red ground (“Petrooli” fabric pattern), lined with clear vinyl. No labels.

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