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Woman's skirt

Finnish
1960s


Object Place: Helsinki, Finland

Dimensions

Center back: 72.4 cm (28 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1075

Medium or Technique

Wool twill; metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green and blue wool skirt with one narrow purple vertical stripe, green fringe along hem, center back zipper. Lined in white with two interior woven labels along waistband: “Original/ Finnfashions/ Made in Finland by Tukku Oy Tyyli Helsinki,” and “Metsovaara/Design/ All wool-hand woven/Made in Finland.”

Provenance

Between 2000 and 2006, purchased on internet auctions and flea markets by Susan Ward, Lexington, MA; 2012, gift of Susan Ward to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward