User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Furnishing fabric: Keisarinkruunu

Yellow, black, gray, and white abstract design. Labeled:"Maija Isola/ Marimekko/ "Keisarinkruunu"/ Made in Finland/ 1966"


Fabric was unsold stock from Environment 2, a Pittsburg, PA store that sold Marimekko in the 1960s-70s. Purchased by Susan Ward through an internet auction from the store's owner ca. 2003-2005; purchased by MFA January 25, 2006.

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund

Length of furnishing fabric

Finnish, 1966


Overall: 457.2 x 137.2 cm (180 x 54 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Textiles, Printed