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"Jokapoika" (every boy) shirt

Unisex shirt, printed with pattern of navy blue and cream stripes ("Piccolo" fabric pattern), left chest patch pocket, metal buttons. Labelled: marimekko suomi - finland 36 / 100% cotton / DR New York Cambridge San Francisco / [care symbols]

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

Finnish, 1960s (designed 1953)

Object Place

Finland

Dimensions

Center back: 62.5 cm (24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1993

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, metal buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes