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Length of furnishing fabric: Kaivo

Finnish
1965
Designed by Maija Isola (Finnish, 1927–2001), Manufactured by Marimekko (Finnish, founded 1951)


Object Place: Finland

Dimensions

173.99 x 138.4 cm (68 1/2 x 54 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2000.788

Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Screen-printed cotton with large-scale design of ovals and concentric crescent shapes in navy blue and brown on white ground. Printed in selvedge: “Maija Isola Design “Kaivo” © Marimekko Oy Suomi Finland 1965”

Provenance

October 1999, purchased from Ramsey Pavitt, Great Falls, VA by Susan Ward, Lexington, MA on eBay for the MFA (Accession date: June 21, 2000)

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund