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Bib-front apron made of cotton printed with pattern of overlapping stripes of royal blue and dark gray; neck strap, waist ties, large front pocket. Matching oven mitts of same fabric, lined with yellow wool flannel, with hanging loops. Apron labelled: "marimekko / suomi - finland"


Gift from Armi Ratia, founder of Marimekko, to Robert T. and Margaret M. Eskridge, about 1968; Gift to the MFA, June 27, 2007

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Gift of Robert T. and Margaret M. Eskridge to honor and preserve the international significance of Finnish contemporary arts and design, which flourished between 1950 and 1980

Finnish, 1960s

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Screen-printed cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts